8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjsko Jezero
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— 2 nights
— 4 nights


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 24th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero tour itinerary site.

Paderborn, Germany to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 10-hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Koper.
Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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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.
On the 26th (Wed), walk around Forma Viva, then experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then walk around Kamp Tura.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Koper trip maker tool.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Koper by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in October; daily highs in Koper reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Fun & Games
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Bled Castle, Bled Island, &more), Postojna (Tourist Information Centre - Galerija & Postojna Cave) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's lots more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in October, things will get slightly colder in Ljubljana: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
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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.