7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 1 day
Drive
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 night
Drive
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
Drive
4
Srednja vas v Bohinju
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kranjska Gora
Drive
6
Komen
— 1 night
Drive
7
Koper
Drive
8
Lokev
— 1 night
Drive
9
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Genoa

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Bled — 1 day

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 3rd (Mon), head off the coast to Bled Island, take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, and then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Bled road trip planning app.

Genoa, Italy to Bled is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. In October, Bled is slightly colder than Genoa - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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Bohinjska Bistrica — 1 night

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjska Bistrica travel route planner.

Bohinjska Bistrica is very close to Bled. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Highlights from your trip

Bohinjsko Jezero

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero attractions planning app.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bohinjska Bistrica. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Srednja vas v Bohinju.
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Srednja vas v Bohinju — 1 night

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Srednja vas v Bohinju sightseeing planner.

Srednja vas v Bohinju is just a stone's throw from Bohinjsko Jezero. In October in Srednja vas v Bohinju, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. You will leave for Kranjska Gora on the 5th (Wed).
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Kranjska Gora

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 5th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then make a trip to Three Country Border.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora holiday site.

Traveling by car from Srednja vas v Bohinju to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Komen.
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Komen — 1 night

Komen is a settlement in Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): indulge your senses at Winestronaut.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Komen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Komen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, Komen is a bit warmer than Kranjska Gora - with highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Koper.
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Koper

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Koper attractions planner.

Getting from Komen to Koper by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In October, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lokev.
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Lokev — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lokev holiday planner.

Lokev is just a stone's throw from Koper. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 7th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas. On your second day here, Head underground at Postojna Cave, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Getting from Lokev to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lokev in October; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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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.
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