20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday builder

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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 4 nights
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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.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Triglav National Park, Bled Castle, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela). Spend the 2nd (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, stroll around Tivoli Park, and Head underground at Postojna Cave.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary builder.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 3:

Koper

— 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koper: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Museo Militare Di Pivka (in Pivka) and Vino Zorz (in Slap). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, glide peacefully along the water with Bananaway, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Koper travel route builder site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Koper: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 7:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rateče (Three Country Border, Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, &more), Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Tromeja -Triple border) and Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob (in Tolmin). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, explore the activities along Soča Valley, and take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Bovec road trip tool.

You can drive from Koper to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, Bovec is slightly colder than Koper - with highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 11:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 4 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.
On the 14th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, and take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

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Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 15:

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.