12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 day
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Fly

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 day
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 5th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Outdoors

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vršič Pass and Ajdovska Deklica. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Planica Valley (in Rateče), The Russian Chapel (in Kranjska Gora) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, trek along Krampež Waterfall, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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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 9th (Sat): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally stroll around Park Pietro Coppo.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Koper trip builder.

You can drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in July, with highs in Koper at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Straža Bled. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Tourist Information Centre - Galerija), Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica) and Bled (Mala Osojnica, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Vintgar Gorge, take in the views from Triple Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and walk around Tivoli Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, Ljubljana is little chillier than Koper - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.