5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Drive to Zürich Airport, Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Koper
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Koper
— 1 day
Drive
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Ajdovščina
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 day
Fly

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Koper

— 1 day
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, and then examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Koper trip itinerary maker.

Bern, Switzerland to Koper is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bern in October, expect Koper to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ajdovščina.

Things to do in Koper

Museums · Childrens Museums

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Ajdovščina

— 1 night
Ajdovščina is a small town with a population of about 6,700, located in the Vipava Valley, during Italian rule (1918–1943, nominally lasted to 1947), the style of the town does not resemble that of a typical Italian town. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Idrija Kamšt.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ajdovščina holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ajdovščina takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Postojna.
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Postojna

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave and then see the interesting displays at Karst Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Postojna trip itinerary app.

Postojna is just a short distance from Ajdovščina. Traveling from Ajdovščina in October, expect Postojna to be little chillier, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums · Nature · Parks
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
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 13th (Wed): explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip builder app.

Drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bled itinerary builder website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Bled sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites
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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 14th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planning tool.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a short distance from Bled. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
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 14th (Thu): make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora travel tool.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to Bovec.
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Bovec

— 1 day
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Apitourism Kozjak and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bovec trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bovec in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Bovec, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

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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.