8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Frankfurt



— 6 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 Bled Castle and Ljubljana Old Town. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Bled (Galerija Mikame, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more). Spend the 30th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online tour planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Frankfurt in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Ljubljana, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero vacation builder app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. January in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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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.