8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Koper
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero day trip site.

Manchester, UK to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Manchester to Bohinjsko Jezero, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. April in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:

Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Pivka Park of Military History. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Koper road trip planning app.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in April, things will get a bit warmer in Koper: highs are around 21°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:

Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step out of the city life by going to Bled Island and Triglav National Park. Kids will enjoy Ljubljana Castle and Ljubljana Old Town. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Planina Cave & Postojna Cave), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Galerija Mikame, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and take a stroll through Metelkova.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in April, Ljubljana is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 9:

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.