16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Moscow
Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Koper
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Moscow

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): fly down the slopes at Vogel, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some friendly competition at Bohinj Bowling, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at Vojasko Pokopalisce Ukanc, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument To Four Courageous Men.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Moscow, Russia to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Moscow to Bohinjsko Jezero. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Bohinj Bowling
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of Bovec with an excursion to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Kobarid, The Source of Soca River, Tolmin Gorge, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Explore Koper's surroundings by going to Vipava River Spring (in Vipava), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Razgledni stolp Gonjače (in Kojsko). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Koper tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in August, with highs in Koper at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Piran, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Vipava River Spring, Predjama Castle, Razgledni stolp Gonjače
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

7
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Lake Bled, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Kokra Canyon (in Kranj). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, stroll around Tivoli Park, and stop by Metelkova.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana visit planner.

Drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Koper in August, with highs in Ljubljana at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge