15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Spokane
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Koper
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kobarid
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Spokane

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ljubljana Castle and Preseren's Grove. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Bled and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Velenje beach (in Velenje) and Bled (Straza Bled, Galerija Mikame, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Hest, get a taste of the local shopping with Skrlovec Tower, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana vacation maker site .

Spokane, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Spokane in August: highs in Ljubljana hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Velenje beach, Vintgar Gorge
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Straza Bled ©
Straza Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled

2
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, explore the fascinating underground world of Skocjan Caves, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Portoroz Beach, look for gifts at Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. George, explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nature Park Strunjan, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Koper trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Koper, with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Piran, Predjama Castle, Nature Park Strunjan, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Portoroz Beach
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Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

3
nights
Kobarid

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.
Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Ravelnik Open Air Museum will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Zipline and Slap Kozjak. Change things up with these side-trips from Kobarid: Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing, Virje Waterfall, & more). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej), and admire the verdant scenery at Soca Valley.

Before you visit Kobarid, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Koper to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Koper in August; daily highs in Kobarid reach 76°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Bovec, Tolmin Gorge, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
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Kayaking & Canoeing
River Rafting & Tubing
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
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 15th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, hit the slopes at Vogel Ski Center, then take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Savica, and finally get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel Ski Center ©
Vogel Ski Center
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum

2
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 16th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Wasserfall Pericnik, then appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, and finally appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 54°F at night. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Peričnik Waterfall
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Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna