16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
— 4 nights
— 4 nights
— 5 nights


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.
Attractions like Lake Bohinj and Savica Waterfall make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Planina Zajamniki. On the 23rd (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Soča Valley. Kids will enjoy Vršič Pass and Lake Jasna. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve & The Russian Chapel) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and explore the stunning scenery at Great Soča Gorge.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bovec trip site.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bovec are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Koper.
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Koper — 4 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Family-friendly places like Magical World of Shells Museum and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower will thrill your kids. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tartini Square and Walls of Piran. Take a break from Koper with a short trip to Predjama Castle in Postojna, about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

For more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Koper online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Koper takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, Koper is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Zipline. Family-friendly places like Straža Bled and Ljubljanica River will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Castle, Ojstrica, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana, walk around Tivoli Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and stop by Ljubljana Old Town.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Koper - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.