8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner
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Tolmin
— 1 day
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Koper
— 1 night
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Tolmin — 1 day

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, then don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tolmin day trip planning website.

Bologna, Italy to Tolmin is an approximately 4-hour car ride. October in Tolmin sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
On the 18th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then fly down the slopes at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge.

Plan trip to Bohinjsko Jezero with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tolmin in October, things will get a bit cooler in Bohinjsko Jezero: highs are around 16°C and lows about 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 1 night

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 19th (Wed), appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, explore the activities along Lake Jasna, then make a trip to The Russian Chapel, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and finally make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora route planning site.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Get some historical perspective at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Take a break from Ljubljana with a short trip to Mary's Shrine with St. Rocco and St. Anthony in Škofja Loka, about 34 minutes away. Spend the 20th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, and ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana travel route planning app.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 1 night

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Koper driving holiday planning website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Koper: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.
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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.
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