14 days in Slovenia Itinerary
14 days in Slovenia Itinerary
— 6 nights
— 4 nights
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Philadelphia
Sun, May 14 - Sat, May 27
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 discover tucked-away gems like Triglav National Park and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Shop till you drop at Ljubljana Central Market and WoodWay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica), Zgornje Gorje (Church of St. George, Vintgar Gorge, &more) and Bled (Bled Castle, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and view the masterpieces at Galerija Hest.
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Philadelphia, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Ljubljana is 6 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in May, with highs in Ljubljana at 68°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.Step off the beaten path and head to Lepa Vida Boutique Winery and Wine cellar Santomas. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Planet Koper and Loza Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Koper: Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and make a trip to Tartini Square.
For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Koper trip planner.
Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in May since evenings lows in Koper dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 2 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Italian Charnel House, and finally admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.
To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kobarid road trip website.
Traveling by car from Koper to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Koper in May: high temperatures in Kobarid hover around 64°F and lows are around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.
To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.
You can drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Highlights from your trip
Slovenia travel guide
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.