13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Koper
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Glasgow

5
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Vintgar Gorge, Bled Castle, & more) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and make a trip to Preseren Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip app .

Glasgow, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Glasgow in December, things will get slightly colder in Ljubljana: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Postojna Cave
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Room Escape Games
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

2
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Skocjan Caves, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): make a trip to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Friary, then make a trip to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra, and finally do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Koper road trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in January, with highs in Koper at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Koper

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), Predjama Castle, Skocjan Caves, Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)

2
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Hell Cave, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilika Mariahilf, then admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Vino Valdhuber, then hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, then do a tasting at Ramsak Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor attractions website .

You can drive from Koper to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Koper in January; daily highs in Maribor reach 5°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Basilika Mariahilf, Hell Cave, Vino Valdhuber
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
Basilika Mariahilf ©
Basilika Mariahilf

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Savica, then take in the awesome beauty at Triglav, and finally get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip builder .

Drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Triglav, Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, make a trip to Three Country Border, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Wasserfall Pericnik. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Planica Nordic Centre.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora planning site .

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Peričnik Waterfall
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Planica Nordic Centre ©
Planica Nordic Centre
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall

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