20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Koper
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Riyadh

7
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like ZOO Ljubljana and Museum of Illusions. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Lake Bled, Parasailing & Paragliding, & more). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Minicity Ljubljana, get curious at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov, look and learn at Planetarij Ljubljana, and take in the views from Tromostovje.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip builder .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Ljubljana is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Ljubljana is minus 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in August, with highs in Ljubljana at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Bled, Noordung Center
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ZOO Ljubljana ©
ZOO Ljubljana
Minicity Ljubljana ©
Minicity Ljubljana

4
nights
Koper

Koper ©
Koper is a city in southwestern Slovenia, with the other Slovenian coastal towns Ankaran, Izola, Piran, and Portorož, situated along the country's 47-kilometre coastline, in the Istrian Region, approximately five kilometres from its border with Italy. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature Park Strunjan and Magical World of Shells Museum. Explore Koper's surroundings by going to Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Vipava River Spring (in Vipava). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Skocjan Caves, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Friary, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and get a new perspective on nature at Mediadom Pyrhani.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Koper road trip planning website .

Getting from Ljubljana to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Koper is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Piran, Predjama Castle, Svetilnik Beach, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Nature Park Strunjan
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Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Mediadom Pyrhani ©
Mediadom Pyrhani

4
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Isonzo (in Kobarid). There's lots more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the sheer force of Slap Kozjak, admire the verdant scenery at Soca Valley, and don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bovec holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Koper in August, expect Bovec to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kobarid, The Source of Soca River, Tolmin Gorge, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
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Slap Kozjak ©
Slap Kozjak
Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline

4
nights
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.
Attractions like Golden Horn Fairyland and Naravno Kopalisce Lajst make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, fly down the slopes at Vogel Ski Center, enjoy some friendly competition at Bohinj Bowling, and get outside with Magma X.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Magma X, Bohinj Bowling, Naravno Kopalisce Lajst, Church of St John the Baptist
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel Ski Center ©
Vogel Ski Center
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica

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