8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kranj
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Kranjska Gora
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Log pod Mangartom
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Bovec
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Tolmin
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Šmarje
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Portorož
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Kočevje
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Novo Mesto
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Metlika
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Kostanjevica na Krki
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Bizeljsko
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Sevnica
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Celje
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Velenje
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Kranj

The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): walk around Prešeren Grove and then steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Kranj vacation builder website.

Ljubljana to Kranj is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kranj can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.
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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.
On the 9th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora road trip planning website.

Getting from Kranj to Kranjska Gora by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Log pod Mangartom.
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Log pod Mangartom — 1 night

Log pod Mangartom, is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the Littoral region of Slovenia. To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Log pod Mangartom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Log pod Mangartom takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off to Bovec.
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Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Bovec tour itinerary maker app.

Bovec is just a stone's throw from Log pod Mangartom. In April, daytime highs in Bovec are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tolmin.
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Tolmin — 1 night

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tolmin online route planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Tolmin in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in April, expect Tolmin to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Šmarje.
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Šmarje — 1 night

Šmarje is a village in the City Municipality of Koper in the Littoral region of Slovenia.The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Šmarje trip app.

You can drive from Tolmin to Šmarje in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. On the 12th (Tue), you're off to Portorož.
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Portorož

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
On the 12th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Portorož online route builder.

Portorož is just a short distance from Šmarje. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kočevje.
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Kočevje — 1 night

Together with the Krokar primeval forest, which is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Kočevje Region makes for a truly mystical forest landscape.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Muzej Ribnica and then delve into the lush surroundings at Krokar Primeval Forest.

Start your trip to Kočevje by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Portorož to Kočevje in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Novo Mesto.
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Novo Mesto

Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Novo Mesto itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Kočevje to Novo Mesto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kočevje in April, Novo Mesto is slightly colder at night with lows of 6°C. On the 13th (Wed), you're off to Metlika.
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Metlika — 1 night

Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): examine the collection at Bela Krajina Museum and then explore the activities along Kolpa River.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Metlika trip app.

Traveling by car from Novo Mesto to Metlika takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Metlika sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Kostanjevica na Krki.
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Kostanjevica na Krki

History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kostanjevica na Krki journey planner.

Getting from Metlika to Kostanjevica na Krki by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. You will leave for Bizeljsko on the 14th (Thu).
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Bizeljsko — 1 night

Bizeljsko is a settlement in the Municipality of Brežice in eastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. On the 15th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle and then stroll around Kozjansko Regional Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bizeljsko trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Kostanjevica na Krki to Bizeljsko in an hour. Another option is to drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sevnica.
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Sevnica

Sevnica is a town on the left bank of the Sava River in central Slovenia. To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sevnica trip planner.

You can drive from Bizeljsko to Sevnica in an hour. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in Sevnica can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. You'll set off for Celje on the 15th (Fri).
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Celje — 1 night

An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Celje Water Tower.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Celje trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Sevnica to Celje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Celje, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 6°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Velenje.
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Velenje

With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Tito Statue, then explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at La Vita Spa & Beauty.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Velenje online journey planner.

Velenje is very close to Celje. In April, daytime highs in Velenje are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car 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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