8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
— 5 nights
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Amsterdam



— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Galerija Mikame, &more), Vinakras Sežana (in Sežana) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). There's much more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take a stroll through Metelkova, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planning tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. March in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora vacation planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, you will find days in Kranjska Gora are slightly colder (16°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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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.