8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner

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



— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Galerija Mikame, Bled Castle, &more) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Triple Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in January; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 5°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

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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 17th (Mon): hit the slopes at Snow park Kranjska Gora, fly down the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, then don't miss a visit to Ajdovska Deklica, and finally don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and then admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

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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.