16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Take a break from Ljubljana with a short trip to Postojna Cave in Postojna, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana planning tool.

Austin, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Austin to Ljubljana. In April, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Austin - with highs of 62°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:

Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Go for a jaunt from Koper to Postojna to see Predjama Castle about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito, and make a trip to Taverna Koper.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Koper holiday maker website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Koper when traveling from Ljubljana in April, with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Šmartno (in Kojsko) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's lots more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bovec travel planner.

You can drive from Koper to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Koper in April; daily highs in Bovec reach 57°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, hike along Vintgar Gorge, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Bled are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 14:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prsivec.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero online tour builder.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. April in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

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.