13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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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.
Bring the kids along to Ljubljana Castle and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Colnar - Boatman, Bled Castle, &more) and St. Peter's Church (in Radovljica). Next up on the itinerary: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and wander the streets of Metelkova.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary maker site.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Ljubljana. In December, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 19 — 25:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, then get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, and finally admire the striking features of Sodna palaca. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Strunjan Cliff, then examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, then stop by Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, and finally don't miss a visit to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Piran road trip website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Piran: highs are around 12°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:

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.
On the 28th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery. On the next day, hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, get great views at Prsivec, and then take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, Bohinjsko Jezero is slightly colder than Piran - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:

Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 30th (Wed), fly down the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, stroll through Intersport Bernik, then don't miss a visit to Ajdovska Deklica, then don't miss a visit to Prisank Mountain Window, and finally don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border. On your second day here, glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, and then don't miss a visit to Three Country Border.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip itinerary website.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:

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.