8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 1 night
Drive
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Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Shuttle

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Mala Osojnica and Straža Bled. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Celje Castle and Skyscraper (Neboticnik). Take a break from Ljubljana with a short trip to Spas in Podčetrtek, about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Old Square (Stari trg), sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Ljubljana. In January, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Koper

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Koper trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in January; daily highs in Koper reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches · Parks

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.
On the 21st (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kobarid tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Koper to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Koper in January: high temperatures in Kobarid hover around 2°C and lows are around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and then ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, then stroll through Intersport Bernik, then pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec, and finally don't miss a visit to Ajdovska Deklica.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife
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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral, then stroll through Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip planner.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in Maribor, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the shuttle back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature
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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.