8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Amsterdam

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna (Tourist Information Centre - Galerija & Postojna Cave), Bled (Galerija Mikame, Colnar - Boatman, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, walk around Tivoli Park, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, Ljubljana is slightly colder at night with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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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 15th (Fri): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Koper online holiday planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in October: high temperatures in Koper hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Koper to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Koper in October, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Transportation
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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.