9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
— 5 nights
Shuttle to Venice, Fly to Montreal


Bohinjsko Jezero — 2 nights

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes 3glav Adventures, Bled Island and Straža Bled. Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Lake Bled. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bohinjsko Jezero: Bled (Bled Castle & Zakladi Slovenije Bled). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planning tool.

Montreal, Canada to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Montreal to Bohinjsko Jezero, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Bohinjsko Jezero. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You've added Walls of Piran, Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, Predjama Castle, and other attractions to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ljubljana Old Town and House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov. Head to Ljubljana Central Market and SMILE Concept Storefor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Postojna to see Postojna Cave about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, find something for the whole family at Escape Room Enigmarium, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online route planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Wed) before leaving for home.
Shopping · Museums · Nature · Parks
Side Trips
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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.