5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Rateče
— 2 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take a stroll through Metelkova, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the views from Butcher's Bridge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In March, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Parks · 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.
On the 31st (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Bled. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rateče.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Rateče

— 2 nights
Rateče is a village in the Municipality of Kranjska Gora, in the far northwest corner of Slovenia. On the 2nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rateče attractions planner.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Rateče in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Rateče can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rateče

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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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.