8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Koper
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights

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Koper

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 6th (Sun), admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, and finally explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, make a trip to Tartini Square, and then indulge your taste buds at Histria Botanica.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Koper day trip planner.

Ljubljana to Koper is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in December; daily highs in Koper reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Koper

Classes · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

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1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally examine the collection at Oplen House Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Koper in December: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Outdoors

Side Trip

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nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Mala Osojnica, Bled Island, &more). Spend the 10th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, stroll around Tivoli Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online holiday planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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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.