12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Drive to Cividale del Friuli, Train to Treviso Centrale, Fly to Berlin


Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of Contemporary History and Romarska c. Matere Bozje. Visit Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Cathedral of St. Nicholas for their historical value. Spend the 19th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

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Berlin, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 3 nights

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 Strunjan Nature Reserve. Appreciate the collections at Koper Regional Museum and Mediadom Pyrhani. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle, and admire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in October, with highs in Koper at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 4 nights

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of St. Nicholas and Ukanc Military Cemetery. Get some cultural insight at Oplen House Museum and Church of St John the Baptist. Step out of Bohinjsko Jezero with an excursion to Mount Blegoš in Škofja Loka--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Prsivec.

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You can drive from Koper to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Koper in October, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica, look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, cruise along Mangart Saddle, then contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church, steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

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You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Bovec sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.