18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia itinerary planner

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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
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Koper
— 4 nights
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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.
Attractions like Vršič Pass and Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Kranjska Gora (Tromeja -Triple border & Nadiza) and Rateče (Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline & Planica Valley). There's still lots to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and contemplate the waterfront views at Virje Waterfall.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Bovec itinerary builder app.

Limoges, France to Bovec is an approximately 13.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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 14th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Golden Horn Fairyland, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero online route planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trips

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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.
Attractions like Triglav National Park and Bled Island make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Mala Osojnica, Straža Bled, &more) and Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica). Spend the 20th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, appreciate the history behind Plečnik's Arcade & Fountain, and take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Magical World of Shells Museum and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Step out of Koper to go to Postojna and see Predjama Castle, which is approximately 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Koper tour 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 August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Koper, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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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.