9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Ljutomer
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Ljutomer
— 1 day
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Fly

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Ljutomer

— 1 day
Ljutomer is a town in northeastern Slovenia, some 40 km east of Maribor. On the 12th (Sun), awaken your taste buds at Weingut Curin-Prapotnik, do a tasting at Izletnisko - Vinogradniska Kmetija Ratek, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jeruzalem Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ljutomer attractions planner.

Toronto, Canada to Ljutomer is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Ljutomer due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljutomer

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 12 — 13:

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 13th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljutomer to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Transportation
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of the city life by going to Vršič Pass and Lake Jasna. Visit Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery for their historical value. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Bjana (in Dobrovo). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, and admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec journey planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bovec are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 13 — 16:

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 (Fri): learn about winemaking at Wines Jamsek, do a tasting at Petric Winery - Vipava, indulge your senses at Vino Zorz, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally learn more about the world around you at Mediadom Pyrhani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to St. Anne's Friary, then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, and then learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery.

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

Drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, Koper is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Wineries · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 16 — 18:

Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, stroll around Tivoli Park, then look for gifts at Zakladi Slovenije, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ljubljana, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay May 18 — 19:

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.