9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Parasailing & Paragliding. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Bled Island, Bled Castle, &more) and Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, have fun and explore at House of Illusions, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana road trip website.

Berlin, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 2 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then gain insight at St. Anne's Friary, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Koper online tour planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in May, Koper is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the activities along Soča Valley, then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, and finally admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bovec online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Koper in May: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 20°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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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.