7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 3 nights
— 1 night
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night


Ljubljana — 3 nights

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 31st (Sat): wander the streets of Metelkova, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Naples, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Naples in March, with highs in Ljubljana at 13°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rateče.
Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife
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Rateče — 1 night

Rateče is a village in the Municipality of Kranjska Gora, in the far northwest corner of Slovenia. To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rateče road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Rateče takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, expect nights in Rateče to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 16°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Winter Sports
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll around Sabotin Park Miru, then admire the landmark architecture of Šivec House Gallery, and then enjoy some diversion at Pool Complex Gorenjska Plaza. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Nadiza and then head outdoors with Positive Sport.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Rateče to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
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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.