8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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— 3 nights
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Bohinjska Bistrica
— 2 nights


Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. Kids will enjoy Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and examine the collection at National Museum of Contemporary History.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Ljubljana is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Ljubljana. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, with highs in Ljubljana at 5°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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 24th (Fri), admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and finally don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. December in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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Bohinjska Bistrica

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
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You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjska Bistrica in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Bohinjska Bistrica, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. You will leave for Bled on the 24th (Fri).
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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): stroll through Vintgar Gorge, explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

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Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjska Bistrica. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight 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.