12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Škofja Loka
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero online attractions planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation
Side Trips
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.
Nature · Parks · Adventure · Tours
Side Trips
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Kranjska Gora — 2 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, then explore the activities along Lake Jasna, then make a trip to The Russian Chapel, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora online visit planner.

Drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bled.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Škofja Loka.
Trails · Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Highlights from your trip

Škofja Loka — 1 night

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
On the 24th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Homan House, then don't miss a visit to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, then admire the landmark architecture of Plečnik's Arcade & Fountain, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Alley of Famous Loka People.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Škofja Loka travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Škofja Loka takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Škofja Loka sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
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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.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Tivoli Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip site.

You can drive from Škofja Loka to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night.
Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
Side Trip
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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.