8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Bled (Wine Tasting Bled, Bled Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, walk around Tivoli Park, and sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana day trip planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ljubljana is 1 hour. Traveling from London in April, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Koper.
Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Koper — 2 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rotunda Svetega Janeza Krstnika, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Koper planning website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Koper. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Nature
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Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec day trip website.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Koper in April, with highs in Bovec at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.
Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
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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.