12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner
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— 7 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Bus to Trieste, Fly to London


Ljubljana — 7 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your day by day itinerary now includes SkiSchool.si Kranjska Gora as well as Lepa Vida Boutique Winery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (The Secret Rooms of Hotel Jama, Postojna Cave, &more), Church of St. Lovrenc nad Zabreznico (in Žirovnica) and Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Bled Castle, &more). Spend the 23rd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from London in December, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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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.
Vogel has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary builder.

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 December, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Bovec — 3 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Reservoir Dogs brewery (in Nova Gorica), Solkan Bridge (in Solkan) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). There's lots more to do: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, make a trip to Three Country Border, and explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bovec trip tool.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Bovec, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Side Trips
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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.