5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Kranjska Gora
— 1 day
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Columbus


Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): head off the coast to Bled Island, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Hostages. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then look for gifts at House of Dreaming Books - Knjigarna Sanje, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Columbus, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Columbus in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 58°F in Ljubljana. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Krško.
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Krško is a town in eastern Slovenia. For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Krško travel route planning app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Krško in 1.5 hours. In July in Krško, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 60°F at night. You'll set off for Kranj on the 16th (Sun).
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Kranj — 1 night

The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
On the 16th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Škofja Loka Castle, admire the masterpieces at Town Hall, then take an in-depth tour of Khislstein Castle, and finally learn more about the world around you at Gorenjska Museum.

For where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Kranj travel website.

You can drive from Krško to Kranj in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kranj can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 1 day

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kranj to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.