11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Romarska c. Matere Bozje.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planning site.

Boise, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Boise to Ljubljana. April in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 22nd (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Straža Bled, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, then awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Bled sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Kobarid.
Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure
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Kobarid — 1 night

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then make a trip to Italian Charnel House, and finally see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Kobarid day trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in April, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Izola.
Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Izola — 3 nights

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Magical World of Shells Museum. Visit Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Branik Castle (in Branik), Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, learn more about the world around you at Mediadom Pyrhani, stroll through Svetilnik Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Koper City Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Izola trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Kobarid to Izola in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kobarid in April, things will get a bit warmer in Izola: highs are around 65°F and lows about 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Ljubljana — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Izola to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Izola in April, with lows around 40°F. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.