7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Cerkno
— 1 night
Drive
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Koper
— 1 night
Drive
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Podčetrtek
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip builder app.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bohinjsko Jezero. October in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cerkno.
Parks · Nature
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Cerkno — 1 night

A small but important cultural center, Cerkno offers different types of activities throughout the year.
You've now added Franja Partisan Hospital to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): appreciate the history behind Franja Partisan Hospital, get engrossed in the history at Cerkno Museum, then explore the galleries of Miner's House, then contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ana's Church on Ledinica.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cerkno itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Cerkno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. October in Cerkno sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Koper.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
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Koper — 1 night

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 24th (Mon), make a trip to Tartini Square, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Cerkno to Koper takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cerkno in October; daily highs in Koper reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Podčetrtek.
Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Podčetrtek — 1 night

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
On the 25th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sv. Roka, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Haler Homestead, then have fun at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Podčetrtek travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Podčetrtek takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, Podčetrtek is a bit cooler than Koper - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
Spas · Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Cathedral of St. Nicholas and St. Martin's Parish Church will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica) and Zipline (in Bled). Spend the 27th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and walk around Tivoli Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana day trip tool.

You can drive from Podčetrtek to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. October in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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.