17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Koper
— 3 nights
2
Kobarid
— 1 night
3
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
4
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
5
Bled
— 3 nights

3
nights
Koper

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: Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas), Pivka Park of Military History (in Pivka) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). 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

Side Trips

Pivka Park of Military History, Predjama Castle, Škocjan Caves, Military Museum Tabor, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

1
night
Kobarid

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 · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
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Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum
Kozjak Waterfall ©
Kozjak Waterfall
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) ©

2
nights
Kranjska Gora

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

Side Trips

Katr's House, Slovenian Alpine Museum
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Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu ©
Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Katr's House ©
Katr's House

5
nights
Ljubljana

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 Ljubljana Old Town 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 Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu), Lent (in Maribor) and Gewerkenegg Castle (in Idrija). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, step into the grandiose world of Bogenšperk Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Idrija, Cross Cave, Snežnik Castle, Žiče Charterhouse, Green Gold Beer Fountain
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Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas

3
nights
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 train; or take a bus. 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 · Adventure

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Khislstein Castle, Church of St John the Baptist
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Zipline
Straža Bled ©
Straža Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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