8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Podčetrtek
— 1 night
Drive
3
Koper
— 1 night
Drive
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Paris

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Ljubljana

— 3 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 Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Beer Tastings & Tours. The adventure continues: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana attractions planning site.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris in December, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 20:

Podčetrtek

— 1 night
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
On the 21st (Tue), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Haler Homestead, get your game on at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, then look for gifts at Olimje Chocolate Shop, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Plan my day in Podčetrtek using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Ljubljana to Podčetrtek in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Theme Parks · Spas · Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:

Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

Make your Koper itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Podčetrtek to Koper by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Podčetrtek in December; daily highs in Koper reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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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 23rd (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planner.

Drive from Koper to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Koper in December, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:

Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.