15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia itinerary planner
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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zgornje Gorje
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Boston

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Ljubljana — 7 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You've added Žale Cemetery, Plečnik's House, Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Old Town and Metelkova. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Spa Park, Straža Bled, &more) and Creative Ways Escape Adventure (in Postojna). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Michael, admire the striking features of City Savings Bank Building, and delve into the distant past at City Museum of Ljubljana.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary website.

Boston, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Ljubljana, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Koper.
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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.
On the 17th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Šalet Tunnel, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery.

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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Koper, with lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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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 (Wed): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Koper in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 76°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zgornje Gorje.
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Zgornje Gorje — 2 nights

Nestled in a green valley and surrounded by rolling hills, Zgornje Gorje is dominated by the spire of the parish church in the center of the village.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vintgar Gorge. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, and then take an in-depth tour of Jesenice Upper Sava Museum. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Zgornje Gorje trip maker app.

Drive from Bovec to Zgornje Gorje in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Zgornje Gorje, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 56°F at night. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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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.
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