17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Koper
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Venice, Fly to Perth

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Koper

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Take a break from the city and head to Škocjan Caves and Scuba & Snorkeling. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Predjama Castle and Muda Gate. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koper: Pivka Park of Military History (in Pivka), Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, do a tasting at Vinakoper, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Koper journey planner.

Perth, Australia to Koper is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Koper. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Perth in September, with highs in Koper at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Kobarid

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and finally brush up on your military savvy at Drežnica Village.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kobarid trip planner.

You can drive from Koper to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Koper in October; daily highs in Kobarid reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Kobarid

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, then make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, and then examine the collection at Liznjekova house. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Katr's House, then examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora trip planner.

You can drive from Kobarid to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and National Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cross Cave. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Gewerkenegg Castle (in Idrija), Lent (in Maribor) and Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, explore the historical opulence of Bogenšperk Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Bled

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 10th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally duck into Galerija Mikame. On the next day, stroll through Vintgar Gorge, then take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

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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.