21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 9 nights
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Koper
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 5 nights
Drive

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Ljubljana

— 9 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bring the kids along to Triglav National Park and Ljubljana Castle. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Zipline, Bled Castle, &more), Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 21st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and stop by Metelkova.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip site.

Stuttgart, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 29:

Koper

— 5 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Magical World of Shells Museum and Nika's Tiny House. Explore Koper's surroundings by going to Museo Militare Di Pivka (in Pivka), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, make a trip to Walls of Piran, get great views at Strunjan Cliff, and see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Koper trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 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 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Koper

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 3:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
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): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Getting from Koper to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Koper in September, things will get little chillier in Bohinjsko Jezero: highs are around 21°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

Bovec

— 5 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 Zelenci Nature Reserve make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče) and Kranjska Gora (Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, Ajdovska Deklica, &more). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the activities along Virje Waterfall, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, and take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Bovec, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 9:

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.