11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Planina Cave & Postojna Cave), Bled (Galerija Mikame, Bled Castle, &more) and Vino Zorz (in Slap). Spend the 4th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, walk around Tivoli Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and stop by Ljubljana Old Town.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana journey planner.

Moscow, Russia to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Moscow to Ljubljana, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Moscow in December, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 5:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 6th (Thu), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero route planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 6:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Rateče (Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline & Three Country Border), Šmartno (in Kojsko) and Kranjska Gora (Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora & Vršič Pass). There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery and do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec visit planning website.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:

Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.