17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
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Koper
— 3 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero online tour planner.

Paderborn, Germany to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 7 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Ljubljana Old Town. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Spa Park, Bled Castle, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 9th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in panoramic vistas at Skyscraper (Neboticnik), take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana day trip site.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 3 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Bring the kids along to Tartini Square and Walls of Piran. Go for a jaunt from Koper to Postojna to see Predjama Castle about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Koper attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, Koper is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Zipline and Vršič Pass. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Lake Jasna (in Kranjska Gora), Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, and admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Koper in July: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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.
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