8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjsko Jezero
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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 19th (Mon), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, hit the slopes at Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On your second day here, trot along with Ranc Mrcina, get the adrenaline pumping with Hike&Bike Slovenia, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

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Udine, Italy to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Udine in October, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

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A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Taverna Koper, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then make a trip to Piazza Tito, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Koper trip planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Koper by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in October; daily highs in Koper reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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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 (Adventure Park & Postojna Cave). Spend the 25th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

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You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in October, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to take a shuttle back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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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.