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15 Day Trips from Ljubljana for your Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana – the charming capital of Slovenia – is often the first (and sometimes only) stop for tourists and visitors of the country. On our first trip to Slovenia, we were captivated by the magic of the fairy-tale city and, except for one trip from Ljubljana to Lake Bled, we were content exploring the history and culinary treasures without wandering beyond the city limits. We were confident we had navigated our way to the top things to see in Ljubljana, but knew we had missed some of the most beautiful places to visit in Slovenia. On a return trip to the country, we were intent on creating a tour of Slovenia and discovered 15 incredible day trips from Ljubljana for our Slovenia itinerary.

 

Day Trips from Ljubljana

Bordered by Austria, Italy, Hungary and Croatia, the country of Slovenia encompasses less than 8,000 square miles of land mass. Ljubljana is located in the center of the country and is home to about 300,000 of the country’s 2 million residents. The country, while small, boasts a diverse landscape – from mountains to beaches to lakes and underground caves. Sprinkled in the terrain are quaint villages, family vineyards and historic castles. We’ve rounded up the top Slovenia places to visit – all of which are reachable by way of Ljubljana day trips.

Traveling around Slovenia

The ideal way to tour Slovenia is by car. In fact, with a vehicle, it is possible to create an epic Slovenia road trip without crisscrossing through Ljubljana. Public transportation can be used for many Slovenia day trips on our list, but not all. Organized Slovenia tours are an excellent option for day trips from Ljubljana without a car. For each of our recommended places to see in Slovenia, we have included transport and/or Ljubljana tour options.

Slovenia Travel Itinerary

With so many incredible day trips, is Ljubljana worth visiting? YES! Yes! A thousand times, YES! Slovenia’s capital city shouldn’t be missed; we suggest spending at least 2 days in Ljubljana. Check out our Ljubljana itinerary suggestions at the end of the post.

Note: Our list of day trips from Ljubljana include destinations that we visited as multiday excursions, rather than single day trips. We share our Slovenia itinerary tips at the end of the post for more ideas of how to experience the beautiful country.


 

15 Day Trips from Ljubljana 

Our list of Ljubljana day trips is organized by type of destination: Lakes, Caves, Coast, Castles, Cities, Wineries, Countryside and Croatia.

 

Slovenia Lakes

There are an astounding 321 lakes in Slovenia, two of which rank as top Slovenia day trips from Ljubljana.

 

#1 Lake Bled Day Trip

Lake Bled is often touted as one of the most beautiful places in Slovenia – making the Ljubljana to Lake Bled day trip a popular option. In the center of Lake Bled is an island, occupied by a church (which is reachable via electric boats or classic wooden Plenta rowboats). Hills rise around the lake, mountain peaks pierce the sky and a beautiful castle clings to the craggy cliffs. A 6km path rings the lake where pedestrians can stroll lakeside.

On our day trip to Lake Bled from Ljubljana, we hiked the trails on Ostrica where there are two lookout points offering phenomenal views of Lake Bled and Alps beyond. On another trip to Lake Bled, we trekked Vintgar Gorge, a stunningly beautiful river-carved canyon accessible by wooden paths.

{Read more about our experience hiking Lake Bled Ostrica Scenic Viewpoints and visiting Vintgar Gorge}

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled: For public transportation options, there is both a bus and a train from Ljubljana to Bled. The bus takes visitors to the Lake Bled bus station, which is just a short stroll to the lake. The train takes passengers to the town of Lesce Bled, which requires a taxi, bus or hike to get to the lake. Check the Ljubljana to Bled bus schedule and Bled to Ljubljana train schedule on Rome2Rio to plan your trip to Lake Bled.

Lake Bled Tours from Ljubljana: There are ample options for day tours from Ljubljana to Lake Bled. Check out these highly-rated tours on Viator: Bled Fairytale, Bled Sightseeing with Region Creme Cake Tasting, and Bled region with Lunch.

 

#2 Lake Bohinj Day Trip

While Lake Bled reigns as the most popular lake in Slovenia, our preferred lake retreat is Lake Bohinj. More rustic than Bled, Bohinj is a crystal-clear, glacial lake…and a great starting point for Slovenia hiking (from easy hourlong hikes to multiday treks). Located within the boundaries of Triglav National Park, Lake Bohinj is also an ideal destination for swimming, soaking in the nature and simply relaxing. If you can fit it into your Slovenia itinerary, we recommend spending a few days at Lake Bohinj to fully take advantage of the region. Tip: If you stay more than a day, take a day trip from Lake Bohinj and ride the scenic train to Nova Gorica, a town on the Slovenia/Italy border.

{Read more about our experience hiking near Lake Bohinj and use our 3-Day Lake Bohinj Itinerary to plan your trip}

Getting from Ljubljana to Bohinj: The best way to travel from Ljubljana to Bohinj is by bus. Check the Lake Bohinj to Ljubljana bus schedule on Rome2Rio to plan your trip to Lake Bohinj.

Tours from Ljubljana to Lake Bohinj: There are several Ljubljana tours that include a visit to Lake Bohinj and Lake Bled. Check out these highly-rated tours on Viator: Bled and Bohinj Valley Tour and Alpine Region Day Trip.

 

Slovenia Caves

A trip to Slovenia wouldn’t be complete without exploring the country’s southwestern Karst Region. Over millions of years, water has eroded the limestone land creating caves of all sizes. In fact, there have been 11,000 caves discovered below the earth’s surface in Slovenia.

 

#3 Postojna Cave

Postojna Cave has been a Slovenia tourist attraction and Ljubljana excursion since the mid-1800s. Today, guests ride a train 2km into Postojna Cave on guided tours. We suggest spending the entire day at Postojna, with a side trip to Predjama Castle (more on that in a minute).

{Read about our visit to Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle}

Getting from Ljubljana to Postojna Cave: There is a Ljubljana to Postojna Caves bus that makes it easy to do a day trip from Ljubljana to Postojna. We used the bus, which conveniently stops in the Postojna parking lot. Read the How To Get Here section of the Postojna website or check the Ljubljana to Postojna Caves bus schedule on Rome2Rio to plan your trip to Postojna Cave. Buy your super-save combo Postojna Caves/Predjama Castle Ticket in advance! 

Postojna Cave tours from Ljubljana: Several Ljubljana day tours depart for Postojna Cave. Check out these highly-rated tours on Viator for a Ljubljana Caves Tour: Postojna and Predjama Castle Tour and the extremely popular Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle and Lake Bled Tour.

 

#4 Skocjan Cave

The UNESCO World Heritage Skocjan Cave is another one of the fascinating Slovenia day trips from Ljubljana. Skocjan Cave ranks as the world’s largest underground canyon; the river that carved the cave still flows through it. Guided tours into the cavernous space last about 2.5 hours.

{Read about our trip to Skocjan Cave and Divaca, Slovenia}

How to get to Skocjan Caves from Ljubljana: There is a bus from Ljubljana to Skocjan Caves (rather, to the town of Divaca) and making a compete day trip from Ljubljana to Skocjan Caves by bus is possible, but you will want to plan your departure time to align with your Skocjan Cave tour. Check bus schedules on Rome2Rio and tour times. We took the bus from Ljubljana, but stayed one night in Divaca (then continued on to the coastal town of Piran – see our next suggested Ljubljana trip for more info!)

Skocjan Caves Tour from Ljubljana: A Skocjan Caves day trip from Ljubljana organized tour usually includes at least one additional stop in western Slovenia. Check out these full-day Ljubljana excursions on Viator:  Skocjan Caves, Predjama Castle and Piran tour and Skocjan and Horse Farm Tour.

 

Slovenia Coast

The short 29-mile-long coastline on the Adriatic Sea makes Slovenia beach holidays possible…and Piran is the place to go!

 

#5 Piran

The historic city is a jumble of cobblestone streets and Medieval stone dwellings built on a peninsula – and one of the most beautiful places in Slovenia to visit. On a Ljubljana to Piran day trip, visit the city sights, swim in the sea, walk the coastline path to Strunjan or cruise on a boat to the town of Izola.

{Read about Things To See in Piran and Walking to Strunjan}

How to get from Ljubljana to Piran: There is a Ljubljana-Piran bus that runs several times a day and takes about 2.5 hours each way. Check the Piran-Ljubljana bus schedule on Rome2Rio to plan your trip.

Slovenia day tours from Ljubljana to Piran to Ljubljana: Getting a glimpse of the Adriatic Sea is one of the best day trips from Ljubljana! Check out these highly-rated tours on Viator: Piran and Portoroz Half-Day Trip and the Slovenia Coast and Karst Trip.

 

Slovenia Castles

Don’t all enchanted lands have castles? Well in Slovenia, there are 96 (according to the Official Slovenia Tourist Board website)! The country’s two most famous castles are Ljubljana Castle and Lake Bled Castle, however, for fanatics there are more Slovenia castles that are just a day trip from Ljubljana. 

 

#6 Celje

Celje Castle sits proudly on a hilltop overlooking the town of Celje. The castle dates to the 1100s and features a 75-foot-tall tower – and has recently been renovated. Visitors of Celje Castle can walk the grounds and climb the tower for 360-degree views of the surrounding land. If time allows, take a walk through the historic city of Celje.

{Read about our trip to Celje Castle}

Getting from Ljubljana to Celje: There are trains and buses that travel from Ljubljana to Celje, but not directly to the castle (check schedules on Rome2Rio). Once in Celje, you will need to take a taxi or walk up the hill to the Celje Castle. Ask for information at the tourist office.

Day Tours to Celje Castle: Day trips from Ljubljana, Slovenia to Celje Castle and Ptuj (more on Ptuj below!) can be booked with the official Visit Ljubljana Tourist Office or on the Visit Ljubljana website

 

#7 Predjama

We visited Predjama Castle as part of our day trip to Postojna Cave. The unique castle clings to the side of a 400-foot cliff, incorporating a natural cave into the dwelling. Inside the 800-year-old castle, visitors tour furnished rooms and can even explore the secret passages of the cave. An informative audio guide is included with admission.

{Read about our visit to Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle}

How to get from Ljubljana to Predjama Castle: To get to Predjama Castle from Ljubljana, we took the public bus direct to Postojna Cave (see #3 above) – and then boarded a shuttle bus (only available in high season) to travel the 9km to Predjama Castle. In low season, without a car, a Predjama Castle Tour may be the best option.

Day tours from Ljubljana, Slovenia to Predjama Castle: Most day tours to Predjama Castle include multiple stops, with the Castle/Cave Combo being the most popular. However, for those not interested in visiting Postojna Cave, there are other combo options. Buy your Predjama Castle ticket or book one of these tours in advance on Viator: Predjama Castle and Postojna Cave Tour or a full-day tour to Predjama Castle, Postojna Cave, Lake Bled and Vintgar Gorge Tour.

 

#8 Ptuj

Charming Ptuj is Slovenia’s oldest town, which has been inhabited since the Stone Age and developed as a Roman fortress. The Ptuj Castle that sits above the town dates to the 12th century. Visitors can visit the museum inside the castle and take in the sweeping views from the terrace.

Getting from Ljubljana to Ptuj: There are both trains and buses that transport passengers from Ljubljana to Ptuj, but it takes about 2.5 to 3 hours each way (check schedules on Rome2Rio). Self-driving cuts that time in half.

Ljubljana, Slovenia Tours to Ptuj: Tours from Ljubljana to Ptuj include multiple stops – usually incorporating a visit to the nearby city of Maribor (more on that city below!). Check out the Ptuj, Maribor, Jeruzalem day trip on Viator. 

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#9 Skofja Loka

The town of Skofja Loka is one of best preserved Medieval towns in Slovenia – and standing above the town is the Skofja Loka Castle. Although a portion of the castle dates to the 13th century, the castle suffered damage from an earthquake in 1511 and has undergone several renovations since that time. The castle now hosts the Museum of Skofja Loka, but it’s also worthwhile to roam the castle grounds to a historic mill house, garden, barn and outdoor theater.

{Read about the Sights in Skofja Loka, Slovenia}

How to get from Ljubljana to Skofja Loka: Skofja Loka is one of the top places to visit near Ljubljana – as the town is only 26km away from the city. There is a Ljubljana-Skofja Loka bus that departs multiple times a day and takes about 45 minutes. Check the bus schedule on Rome2Rio to plan your trip. 

Day Trips from Ljubljana to Skofja Loka: Taking a self-guided day trip from Ljubljana to Skofja Loka is fairly simple, but you can combine 3 sights with the small-group, guided Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj, Skofja Loka combo tour. 

 

Slovenia Cities

There are 67 towns in Slovenia, but only 16 of them have a population in excess of 10,000 residents. We suggest checking out a few Slovenian cities beyond Ljubljana!

 

#10 Kranj

Kranj is the 4th largest city in Slovenia – and just 26km from the capital city of Ljubljana – yet it is often overlooked as a destination. Although it might not be bursting with sights, we found a pleasant mix of history, culture and nature. The city features art galleries and riverside trails, but the most interesting sight are the man-made tunnels built during World War II (ask about tours at the Tourist Information Office).

{Read our list of 9 Things To Do in Kranj, Slovenia}

Getting from Ljubljana to Kranj: Travelers can reach Kranj from Ljubljana by bus or train, although the train station is a bit of a walk uphill to the center whereas there is a bus stop in the city center. Check schedules on Rome2Rio to plan your trip. 

Day trips from Ljubljana to Kranj: Taking a self-guided day trip to Kranj is the best option. Once in Kranj, ask for assistance from the Tourist Information Office or read our guide of Things To Do in Kranj for ideas on how to explore the city.

 

#11 Maribor

Maribor – rated one of the best cities in Slovenia to visit – is located in the northeastern part of the country, just 18km from the Austrian border. It’s Slovenia’s 2nd largest city, but has a distinctly different vibe than Ljubljana. The city features a large university, abounds in nature retreats for all seasons and boasts a phenomenal wine culture. In fact, the Oldest Vine in the World grows in the Maribor Old Town.

{Read our 6 Marvellous Reasons to Visit Maribor}

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor: Buses and trains make the trip from Ljubljana to Maribor. Check schedules on Rome2Rio to plan your trip. 

Day trips from Ljubljana to Maribor: Slovenia sightseeing tours from Ljubljana to Maribor feature the region’s wine, creating a fabulous opportunity to see the northeastern region of the country and sample the wine! Book a wine tasting tour to Maribor and Ptuj. 

 

Slovenia Wineries

Slovenia has a long history of viticulture that pre-dates the introduction of wine to France. Today, there are 14 distinct wine regions and more than 28,000 wineries in the country.  

{Read about our experience on the Slovenian Wine Highway: Cross-Country Wine Tasting}

 

#12 Vipava Valley

The Vipava Valley, north of the country’s Karst region, is known for it’s rich soil and mild climate – ideal conditions for growing grapes. There are three varietals of white grapes that are indigenous to the region: Zelen, Pinela and Vitovska Garganja. There are many wineries in the region, but our top recommendation is Hisa vin Rondic in the town of Slap.

Getting from Ljubljana to Vipava Valley: Unfortunately, it is quite difficult to take public transportation to Vipava Valley – and not a viable option once you get there. We recommend renting a car or hiring a driver to best enjoy your time there.

 

#13 Prekmurje

The Prekmurje region lies in the easternmost part of Slovenia near the borders of Hungary and Croatia, where small villages and family-run vineyards are both ample. Prekmurje is one of the most beautiful places in Slovenia. We recommend visiting Hisa Vina Cuk to try their wine and other culinary delights!

Getting from Ljubljana to Prekmurje: Unfortunately, it is quite difficult to take public transportation to Prekmurje – and not a viable option once you get there. We recommend renting a car or hiring a personal driver (so you can drink the wine and not worry about driving!)

 

Slovenia Countryside

The Slovenia countryside is not only breathtakingly beautiful, but abounds with local cuisine and wide-open nature.

 

#14 Bela Krajina

Along Slovenia’s southern border lies the Bela Krajina region. The area is highlighted by rolling hills, rambling rivers and quaint villages. There is an emphasis on tradition; family-run farms, passed-down recipes and friendly neighbors reign in this part of Slovenia. We were introduced to the region – and its people – when we spent a few days Glamping at Big Berry.

{Read about Glamping in Bela Krajina, Slovenia: Our Big Berry Experience}

Getting from Ljubljana to Bela Krajina: Unfortunately, it is quite difficult to take public transportation to Bela Krajina – and not a viable option for exploring once you get there. We recommend hiring a car or hiring a driver to discover the region.

Day trips in Slovenia to Bela Krajina: You can plan your day trip from Ljubljana to Bela Krajina with a private guide or book a stay with Big Berry.

 

Slovenia to Croatia

Croatia is Slovenia’s southern neighbor – and both countries were part of Yugoslavia. They bear many similarities, but both countries have their unique personalities and we can definitely recommend visiting both! 

 

#15 Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb is Croatia’s thriving capital city – which is just a little over a 2-hour drive from Ljubljana and one of the great day trips from Slovenia to a neighboring country (bring your passport, as Croatia is not currently part of Europe’s Schengen Zone). Although it is not the Croatia coastline that many tourists envision, it’s a fabulous city to explore for a day. With a full-day, we recommend visiting some of the other towns in the region, like Varazdin, Samobor and Krapina.

{Read our list of 22 Things To Do in Zagreb, Croatia}

Getting from Ljubljana to Zagreb: Travelers can use public transportation – bus or train – to travel from Ljubljana to Zagreb to Ljubljana in one day – check schedules on Rome2Rio. However, if exploring the area (Varazdin, Samobor and Krapina), a car will be required to make the trip in a single day.

Day trips in Slovenia to Zagreb: Planning a day trip from Ljubljana to Zagreb is not difficult using public transport, however, if you would rather travel with a guide, you can book a personal guide through Viator or at the Ljubljana Tourist Office.  


 

Day Trips from Ljubljana: Map of Destinations


 

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More Day Trips from Ljubljana

We highlighted our top day tours in Slovenia based on our experience, but there are more Ljubljana day trips that might suit your style! 

Active Slovenia Tours

Biking and hiking in Slovenia is a fantastic way to see the country – and there are several hiking and biking tours in Slovenia for active tourists! 

Slovenia’s emerald rivers are perfect for a rafting day trip! Book a rafting adventure in Slovenia: Sava River Rafting and Lake Bled Tour. Or immerse yourself in Slovenia’s stunningly beautiful nature on the National Treasures tour

 

Multi-Destination Day Trips from Ljubljana

Being such a small country, it is easy to visit multiple destinations on a single day trip from Ljubljana. Here, we highlight the most popular multi-destination day tours from Ljubljana. 

Lake Bled, Postojna Cave and Predjama Castlebook here

Predjama Castle, Skocjan Caves and Piranbook here

Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj and Skofja Lokabook here

Skocjan and Lipica Stud Farmbook here

Maribor, Ptuj, Jeruzalembook here

 

Culinary Tours in Slovenia

Indulging in Slovenia’s cuisine is a highlight of any trip to the country! Get a taste of the regional fare on these Slovenia culinary tours:

Tip: For a culinary tour that doesn’t leave the city of Ljubljana, book a tour with Ljubljanajam

 

Hidden Gem Day Trips from Ljubljana

Let a guide lead you off the beaten path on a tour of Slovenia’s hidden gems. Visit little-known jewels on the Off The Beaten Path Tour

 

Day Trips from Slovenia to neighboring countries

Slovenia’s small size bodes well for those who want to travel across borders for day trips from Ljubljana. In addition to heading southeast across the border to (#15) Zagreb, Croatia, travelers can go on day trips from Ljubljana to neighboring Italy and Austria. 

  • Book here for day trips from Ljubljana to Venice, Italy
  • Book here for day trips from Ljubljana to Graz, Austria
  • Book here for day trips from Ljubljana to Vienna, Austria
  • Book here for day trips from Ljubljana to Salzburg, Austria

 

Tips for your Slovenia Itinerary

We think the best time to visit Slovenia is…anytime! We’ve visited the country in all seasons and there isn’t a bad time to visit the country. Our preferred time to visit Slovenia, however, is in the late summer or autumn.

How many days to spend in Slovenia?

Before we get to how many days to spend in Slovenia, let’s talk about how many days in Ljubljana. One day in Ljubljana is simply not enough! The city is filled with iconic sights, craft beer cafes and interesting things to see! We recommend spending 2 full days in Ljubljana to visit the castle, walk the bridges, admire the architecture and soak in the charm. 

If you are looking for tours in Ljubljana, Slovenia, we highly recommend the Ljubljanajam Culinary Tour!

{Read our top tips on Ljubljana Sightseeing and One Unique Day in Ljubljana}

 

Sample Itinerary Slovenia

To answer the question, “How many days to spend in Slovenia?” we think 7 days in Slovenia is ideal! However, these sample Slovenia itineraries can help you plan the time you have allotted for your visit in Slovenia. Note: We have inserted tours for each sample itinerary, but substitute the Ljubljana day tours that fit your interests!

Slovenia Itinerary 3 Days

With 3 Days in Slovenia, spend 2 days sightseeing in Ljubljana and take one day tour from Ljubljana – popular choices are Lake Bled or Postojna Cave.

Slovenia Itinerary 4 Days

With 4 Days in Slovenia, spend 2 days sightseeing in Ljubljana and take one full-day tour from Ljubljana to Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle and a half-day tour to Lake Bled and a half-day tour to Kranj.

Slovenia Itinerary 5 Days

With 5 Days in Slovenia, spend 3 days sightseeing in Ljubljana and a 2-day trip to Piran (making a stop at Skocjan Cave along the way).

Slovenia Itinerary 7 Days

With 7 Days in Slovenia, spend 2 days sightseeing Ljubljana, a 2-day trip to Piran (making a stop at Skocjan Cave or Postojna Cave along the way), a 2-day trip to Lake Bohinj and your final day with more sightseeing in Ljubljana.

Alternatively, spend 1 week in Slovenia taking multi-stop day trips from Ljubljana. After spending the first two days in Ljubljana, take five consecutive day trips. Go to the north (Celje, Maribor, Ptuj); east (Prekmurje); southeast (Croatia or Bela Krajina); west (Skocjan, Piran, Vipava Valley); and northwest (Lake Bohinj, Lake Bled).

Slovenia Itinerary 10 Days

With 10 Days in Slovenia, follow the 1 week in Slovenia itinerary and spend the three remaining days in the city with Ljubljana sightseeing tours (like Ljubljanajam!). Ideally, alternate your day trips and time in the city. Otherwise, for an epic roadtrip of Slovenia, rent a car and cover all corners of the country by visiting all 15 day trips from Ljubljana!


 

Our top tips for your trip to Slovenia

 

Where To Stay in Slovenia

There are ample options when it comes to places to stay in Slovenia – from hotels to apartments to guesthouses and farmstays! If you are using Ljubljana as a base, here are our recommendations for where to stay in Ljubljana:

In Ljubljana, we have always stayed in Airbnb Apartments. (Not already a member of Airbnb? Use this link to create an account and save money on your first stay!) We have found that staying in apartments is often less expensive than hotel rooms – with the added benefit of a kitchen and, usually, more space. Slovenia holiday apartments can also be searched on FlipKey (which is part of TripAdvisor) or on VRBO – Vacation Rentals By Owner

However, for those who prefer staying in traditional accommodations, there are many Ljubljana hotels to choose from in – or close to – the city center. Check out these top-rated hotels (based on guest reviews!)  for your upcoming trip: Hotel Cubo, Adora Hotel, Grand Hotel Union. Or, find a deal on a hotel room by bidding on Priceline

Budget travelers can search for Ljubljana Hostels – like Hostel Tresor, Vila Veselova Hostel or Hostel Zeppelin. For a true bargain – and a unique experience – search for hosts on Couchsurfing, where travelers stay with locals for free

 

How to get to Slovenia

Slovenia can be reached by plane, train, bus or car. The international airport is the Ljubljana Joze Pucnik Airport, which is located 24km from the city. Book airport transfers to the city in advance. 

Our preferred method of getting anywhere is by flying (we are JetSetting Fools, after all!). When we need to purchase plane tickets, we start our search for the best deals on airline tickets on Skyscanner or Flight Hub.

To get from city to city when flights are not possible, we usually rely on public transportation and take trains or buses. In Europe, we use Rail Europe to find train tickets and our preferred bus company is FlixBus – as it is economical, clean and comfortable with on-board wifi, seat-back entertainment, refreshments and a toilet. We aren’t keen on driving abroad, but renting a car can often save time and money (especially when traveling with more than two people) – and it allows for greater discovery.  

 

Before You Go

  • Don’t forget to pack a pair of lightweight and comfortable walking shoes for your trip. I (Sarah) have traveled with these shoes by Columbia, Skechers and Reef. Kris prefers wearing these shoes by Merrell and Sanuk.
  • We’re certain you’ll be snapping tons of photos during your trip. Rather than relying on your mobile phone to capture the sights, upgrade to an actual camera for higher quality photos (that can later be beautifully compiled into a travel photo book). We travel with a Canon Rebel (which takes amazing photos, but can be a bit clunky) and a Canon PowerShot ELPH (which takes beautiful pictures, is slim and lightweight – and the new models are wifi enabled so you can share your trip pics to social media in real time!).
  • It’s easy to get turned around in any foreign city! Make sure to have a good city map and/or guidebook before arriving. It’s also easier planning your trip with a map of the country
  • We think travel insurance is essential! If you haven’t already obtained travel insurance for your trip, travel protected with World Nomads.

 

Start planning your trip to Slovenia! Search for the lowest airfares, the best accommodations and fun things to do…then start packing!  Want more travel planning tips? Head over to our Travel Planning page for more information and tips on traveling – and for country-specific information, take a look at our Travel Guides page!

 

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2 thoughts on “15 Day Trips from Ljubljana for your Slovenia Itinerary

  1. Jon

    Another possibility is a day trip to historic Kamnik, only about 23 km from Ljubljana with it’s two castles and lovely old houses. Easily reachable by bus or train, it’s worth a couple of hours to explore. Then, nearby is the amazing Volčji Potok Arboretum to which I walked from a Ljubljana bound bus, but a taxi may well be the best option.
    85 hectares of incredible landscaped flower beds, lakes, mature deciduous woodland, wet woodland and much more. Stunning – especially when the millions of tulips are in flower during April.

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