8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Koper
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Ljubljana

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Galerija Fotografija. Get outdoors at Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Castle (Blejski Grad) & Lake Bled) and Postojna Caves (in Postojna). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, look for gifts at Babushka Boutique, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), and hunt for treasures at Central Market.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana holiday planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, you will find days in Ljubljana are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna Caves
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Ljubljanski Grad ©
Ljubljanski Grad

2
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. On the 6th (Sat), Head underground at Skocjan Caves, then Head underground at Skocjanske Jame, then kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Holy Maurus. On the next day, shop like a local with Loza Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, take in the exciting artwork at Manziolijeva palaca, then view the masterpieces at Duka Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George, and finally look for gifts at Nika's Tiny House.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Koper route planner .

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Koper, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Piran, Izola, Nature Park Strunjan, Skocjan Caves
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Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George

2
nights
Kobarid

Kobarid ©
Kobarid is a settlement in Slovenia, the administrative centre of the Municipality of Kobarid.Kobarid is known for the 1917 Battle of Caporetto, where the Italian retreat was documented by Ernest Hemingway in his novel A Farewell to Arms. On the 8th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfalls, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat, stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, and finally see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej).

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kobarid attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Kobarid is a bit cooler than Koper - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bovec, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, Tolmin Gorge
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Tolmin Gorge ©
Tolmin Gorge
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
Slap Kozjak ©
Slap Kozjak

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