16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Make it your trip
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Punta Cana International Airport

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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Island, &more). Spend the 12th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana, and don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana travel planner.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic to Ljubljana is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Punta Cana to Ljubljana, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Punta Cana in March, with highs in Ljubljana at 13°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 12:

Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koper: Vinakras Sežana (in Sežana) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, look for gifts at Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, and take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Koper tour planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 5°C in Koper. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Koper

Breweries & Distilleries · Classes · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 15:

Nova Gorica

— 2 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
On the 16th (Tue), stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park, make a trip to Šmartno, then take in the views from Solkan Bridge, then get outside with Magma X, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge and then learn about winemaking at Winery Tilia Estate.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Koper to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Nova Gorica sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 17:

Kranjska Gora

— 4 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Explore Kranjska Gora's surroundings by going to Vogel (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Bovec (Thirsty River Brewing & Predil Pass). The adventure continues: ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, get great views at Mangart Saddle, look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, and don't miss a visit to Three Country Border.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Kranjska Gora takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nova Gorica in March, with highs in Kranjska Gora at 11°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 17 — 21:

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.