19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

19 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Edmonton

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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 Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Postojna (Predjama Castle, Guštarna, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana route planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Ljubljana is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Ljubljana is 8 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edmonton in April: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 19°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 9:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Change things up with a short trip to Škocjan Caves in Škocjan (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and take in the waterfront at Port Piran.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Piran trip builder website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Piran, with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:

Kobarid

— 2 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): make a trip to Italian Charnel House, then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kobarid trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, Kobarid is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Kobarid

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kranjska Gora is known for nature, wildlife, and winter sports. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, take in the dramatic scenery at Martuljek Waterfalls, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then stroll through Bled Island, and finally get great views at Straža Bled. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Triglav National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip app.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bled are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder tool.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 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.