11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route builder

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Fly to Venice, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Zaragoza

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Attractions like Triglav National Park and Parasailing & Paragliding make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Bled (Bled Castle, Bled Island, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Ljubljana day trip tool.

Zaragoza, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zaragoza in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 18:

Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle. On the next day, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper online attractions planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Koper, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 21st (Sun), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then explore the activities along Soča Valley, and then hike along Koseč Gorges.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Bovec online travel planner.

Getting from Koper to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Koper in August, with highs in Bovec at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero journey planning app.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

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.