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Introducing Slovenia

Nestled between Italy, Austria, and Croatia, Slovenia features unique scenery, interesting folk culture, and an impeccable food scene that utilizes fresh, local ingredients and borrows techniques and flavors from its neighboring countries.

When is the best time to visit?
May through September is the best season to take advantage of the many opportunities for outdoor recreation in Slovenia, while skiers and winter enthusiasts are drawn to this area during the colder months. Learn more

Where to go in Slovenia?
Visitors relish opportunities to hike, raft, ski and cycle at premier travel destinations like the Adriatic Coast, Postojna, and the Škocjan Caves, the Julian Alps, and Lake Bled. The Venetian harbor towns, the Hungarian style farmhouses of Prekmurje, Ljubljana with its art nouveau aesthetic, and the Gothic cathedrals of Gorenjska all offer contrasting architectures that are sure to delight visitors throughout their visit. Read more about Slovenia's best places to visit.

How many days do I need?
Spend at least 5 days to several weeks in this scenic, fun, and flavorful country, although shorter visits still allow travelers to experience the highlights of this compact country on the sunny side of the Alps. Learn more

Getting around
Slovenia is a perfect self-drive destination due to its compact size, modern road network, and scenic nature. Shared shuttles are a good option, too. Learn more

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Slovenia Tours & Itineraries

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Medieval architecture against a stunning backdrop in Lake Bled
Map of Highlights of Slovenia - 7 Days
Highlights of Slovenia - 7 Days

Journey through the Slovenian countryside at your own pace with this road trip itinerary. Starting from the laidback riverside cafés of Ljubljana, you'll visit lovely Lake Bled, the Julian Alps, and the Goriška Brda wine region. See castles, caves, and the Adriatic coast as you wind through the country, enjoying a full week of Slovenia's best views and outdoor activities.

A sunrise view in Lake Bled
Map of Highlights of Slovenia - 4 Days
Highlights of Slovenia - 4 Days

Four days is just enough time to check out Slovenia's unbelievably scenic countryside. This 4-day road trip begins in the lively riverside town of Ljubljana, then heads to the scenic shores of Lake Bled before finishing in the medieval coastal town of Piran. With lakes, mountains, and the Adriatic sea along the route, you'll sample some of the best views and outdoor activities Slovenia has to offer in a short amount of time.

Drive to the old town of Rovinj on the Istrian peninsula
Map of Self-Drive Slovenia & Croatia: Ljubljana to Rovinj - 11 Days
Self-Drive Slovenia & Croatia: Ljubljana to Rovinj - 11 Days

Experience the best of Slovenia and Croatia on this 11-day road trip. You'll start in Ljubljana, circuiting through Slovenia's lakes and rivers to the cypress hills of wine country. From there, approach the Istrian peninsula for one of the best-known culinary scenes on the Adriatic—and a dip in its waters.

The idyllic town of Piran on Slovenia's Adriatic coast
Map of Slovenian Alps to the Adriatic: Ljubljana, Lake Bled, Bovec, & Piran - 5 Days
Slovenian Alps to the Adriatic: Ljubljana, Lake Bled, Bovec, & Piran - 5 Days

With just five days, this scenic road-trip itinerary allows just enough time to explore Slovenia's countryside while not feeling too rushed. Starting from the laid-back riverside cafés of Ljubljana, you'll drive to the scenic shores of Lake Bled, the rocky passes of the Julian Alps, and the rolling hills of Goriška Brda wine region before finishing along the Adriatic coast. Sample the views and outdoor activities Slovenia has to offer, not to mention castles, caves, and history dating back to the Middle Ages.

The iconic peaks of Mount Triglav are featured on Slovenia's flag
Map of Mount Triglav Hut-to-Hut Hike - 7 Days
Mount Triglav Hut-to-Hut Hike - 7 Days

Towering Mount Triglav is a symbol of Slovenian national pride and the site of some of the country's most stunning hikes. With this weeklong adventure, you'll climb through the Julian Alps and make your way to Triglav's three peaks staying in local mountain huts along the way. Start and end the adventure on the relaxing banks of Bohinj—arguably the prettiest lake in Slovenia—for swimming, boating, biking, and great restaurants.

Best Walks in Slovenia: Lake Bled, Bohinj, & More - 8 Days
Map of Best Walks in Slovenia: Lake Bled, Bohinj, & More - 8 Days
Best Walks in Slovenia: Lake Bled, Bohinj, & More - 8 Days

Ideal for anyone who loves nature and leisurely walks, this itinerary takes you through the beautiful Slovenian landscape while tackling trails of low technical difficulty. Visit stunning viewpoints of the Julian Alps, meander along turquoise rivers, and marvel at the mysterious underworld of Karst before relaxing along the Adriatic coast. There's no better way discover Slovenia’s natural treasures.

Make the Most of Your Time in Slovenia

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Lake Bled, Slovenia
Map of How Many Days to Spend in Slovenia
How Many Days to Spend in Slovenia

What Slovenia lacks in size, it makes up for in natural beauty and must-see attractions. Whether you've just got the weekend or as much as a couple of weeks, you'll have plenty...

Slovenia Travel Essentials

All you need to know to get started planning the perfect trip
Slovenia's Lake Bled
Best Time of Year to Visit Slovenia

Slovenia is quickly emerging as a European gem with fun activities and cultural excursions for every season. Ljubljana and Lake Bled are worth a visit any time of year - but...

Jasna Lake at Kranjska Gora
Top Highlights of Slovenia

Slovenia might be small, but it offers an endless array of stunning sights. From magical alpine forests to fairytale villages and emerald green lakes, Slovenia's landscapes and...

Best Local experiences in Slovenia
5 Best Local Experiences in Slovenia

Slovenians know their country is something special—and with its supremely walkable capital city, centuries-old wine culture, and countless ways to get outside, travelers are...

Lake Bohinj
Best Things To Do in Slovenia

Nestled between Italy, Croatia, Austria, and Hungary, Slovenia has managed to remain an undiscovered gem compared to its neighbors. Those seeking nature are sure to fall in love...

Slovenia Travel Advice

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24 Hours in Ljubljana
24 Hours in Ljubljana

Ljubljana means “of lovely appearance,” and with a winding river, medieval castle, and plenty of historic charm, the tiny Slovenian capital delivers on its name. While you could...

Best Time To Visit The Slovenian Alps
Best Time To Visit The Slovenian Alps

Still considered one of Europe's best-hidden gems, the Slovenian Alps are an ideal destination no matter what time of year you go. Enjoy high altitude hiking in summer, take a...

A dazzling view of one of Slovenia's many lakes
Family Travel in Slovenia: Where & How to Go

Slovenia may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think "family vacation," but that might be the best reason to visit. With its under-the-radar status, your family...

Planning Your Honeymoon in Slovenia
Planning Your Honeymoon in Slovenia

With its soaring alpine landscape, iconic Lake Bled, and stunning wine country, Slovenia is perfect for an unconventional honeymoon stay. From castles and caves to world-class...

Best Things to do in Slovenia

Unique things to do, curated by kimkim specialists
Slovenian Alps
Map of Best Summer Hikes in the Slovenian Alps
Best Summer Hikes in the Slovenian Alps

The Slovenian Alps has a great selection of beautiful short hikes that can be extended into full-day adventures. Here's a list of our favorite routes to do during the summer...

Top 5 Adventures in Slovenia
Map of Top 5 Adventures in Slovenia
Top 5 Adventures in Slovenia

Slovenia is often referred to as Europe's playground for adventure. Offering countless outdoor opportunities, there are few adventures that stand out from the rest. The variety...

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A magical evening view of Lake Bled
Map of 13 Days in Slovenia - 4 Unique Itinerary Ideas
13 Days in Slovenia - 4 Unique Itinerary Ideas

With 13 days in Slovenia, you'll have plenty of time to explore the country. If you want to see a bit of everything, opt for a self-guided itinerary that covers Slovenia from the Alps to the Adriatic, or choose a trip that covers Slovenia and Croatia from Lake Bled to Dubrovnik. If you are looking for more of a physical challenge, consider an alpine adventure with a point-to-point hike through the Julian Alps or a hiking and mountain biking combo that takes you from the country's highest peaks all the way down to the coast.

Lake Bled
Map of From Slovenia to Dubrovnik: Lake Bled, the Soča Valley,  and Hvar - 13 Days
From Slovenia to Dubrovnik: Lake Bled, the Soča Valley, and Hvar - 13 Days

This 13-day adventure takes you from Ljubljana and Lake Bled, across Slovenia, and into the beautiful Croatian islands, before ending with a few days in Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic." It's a perfect itinerary for travelers who have a bit more time to explore and want to get to know both countries in a single trip.

Mountain biking in Slovenian Alps
Map of Mountain Biking and Hiking in Slovenia: From the Alps to the Adriatic Coast - 13 Days
Mountain Biking and Hiking in Slovenia: From the Alps to the Adriatic Coast - 13 Days

This self-guided hiking and mountain biking tour will take you from Ljubljana to the beautiful meadows in the Karawanke Alps, over the rolling hills of Goriška Brda, and all the way to Piran, on the Adriatic Coast. With its combination of hiking and mountain biking, this itinerary is perfect for active travelers who want to see a bit of everything that Slovenia has to offer.

Slovenia Travel Maps

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Slovenia map: Top Regions of Slovenia: Where & How to Go
Top Regions of Slovenia: Where & How to Go
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Slovenia map: How Many Days Should You Spend in Slovenia?
How Many Days Should You Spend in Slovenia?
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Slovenia map: 7 Days in Slovenia - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas
7 Days in Slovenia - 5 Unique Itinerary Ideas
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Meet our Local Travel Specialists

Experienced travel agents with a passion for Slovenia
Travel specialist Antonia Ljuština
active 13 hours ago

Antonia Ljuština

Adventure hunter, hot air balloon enthusiast, foodie. After years of working as a tour guide and travel agent all over Europe, I found my true passion right here, at home. We create itineraries...

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Travel specialist Miha Gantar

Miha Gantar

Born and raised in Slovenia! The lovely country on the sunny side of the Alps. Went to Germany to study civil engineering, met my Spanish wife, travelled in Asia for a year and decided engineering...

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Travel specialist Tomaz Martinek
active 12 hours ago

Tomaz Martinek

I knew I want to work in travel industry since my high school years. I was born in Slovenia's capital and spend my youth dreaming about showing other people our lovely country and travelling the...

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Travel specialist Nikola Vojvodić
active 18 hours ago

Nikola Vojvodić

Born and raised on a small island in North Dalmatia, Nikola is an expert in adding a local, authentic touch to your Croatian adventure. His life-long dream is to visit every one of Croatia's 1000...

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Trip Reviews for Slovenia

The latest reviews by travelers who booked their trip on kimkim

We were very impressed with KimKim. They did...
Slovenia | Dec 15 - Dec 22, 2022

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Evan M.
Belize | Reviewed on Dec 27, 2022

We were very impressed with KimKim. They did everything as promised and did it quickly and efficiently.
Our account manager Nikola was detail oriented, professional and extremely pleasant to work with. We would recommend KImKim to our friends and family and very much use them again. read more

We were very impressed with KimKim. They did everything as promised and did it quickly and efficiently.
Our account manager Nikola was detail oriented, professional and extremely pleasant to work with. We would recommend KImKim to our friends and family and very much use them again.

Hotel Review
Boutique Hotel Milka
Kranjska Gora

This is a beautifully designed boutique hotel on a wonderful little Slovenian village. It was worth the money. The private hot tub and sauna were great!

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Local specialist: Nikola Vojvodić

Domen and Slotrips put together a great itine...
Slovenia | Sep 19 - Sep 30, 2022

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Caleb S.
Phoenix, AZ | Reviewed on Oct 01, 2022

Domen and Slotrips put together a great itinerary and experience in lovely Slovenia. He customized a blend of hiking, biking, and rafting around my interests with many additional side options depending on time/desire. When the weather was rough the last part of my trip, Domen worked with local companies to rearrange times for trips. The GPS provided for hiking and biking was superior! Highly needed for some trails in the national park where trail marking can be confusing. Excellent... read more

Domen and Slotrips put together a great itinerary and experience in lovely Slovenia. He customized a blend of hiking, biking, and rafting around my interests with many additional side options depending on time/desire. When the weather was rough the last part of my trip, Domen worked with local companies to rearrange times for trips. The GPS provided for hiking and biking was superior! Highly needed for some trails in the national park where trail marking can be confusing. Excellent accommodation selection and very good restraunt suggestions. Would strongly endorse letting Domen and Slotrips organize your next trip to Slovenia.

Local specialist: Domen Strle
Domen
Domen Strle
Local specialist in Ljubljana | Reviewed on Oct 04, 2022

Hi Caleb,

Thank you so much for this amazing review! :) I'm excited to hear you had a great time and all worked out as planned.
Thanks again for exploring Slovenia with us and welcome back anytime! Maybe you might even get some dry days next time around. :)

Best, Domen

Incredible Honeymoon in Slovenia
Slovenia | Sep 1 - Sep 10, 2022

Dave
Dave J.
Atlanta, GA | Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Miha organized a fantastic trip for my wife and my honeymoon in Slovenia. He was super flexible in accommodating our interests of outdoors activities (hiking, biking, rafting) with high quality dining options and boutique hotels, allowing us to pack a ton into our 10-day trip without feeling overwhelmed nor rushed. We also felt like we were able to get a good sense of the different regional characteristics of each place we visited due to the way Miha put our trip together.

Miha quickly... read more

Miha organized a fantastic trip for my wife and my honeymoon in Slovenia. He was super flexible in accommodating our interests of outdoors activities (hiking, biking, rafting) with high quality dining options and boutique hotels, allowing us to pack a ton into our 10-day trip without feeling overwhelmed nor rushed. We also felt like we were able to get a good sense of the different regional characteristics of each place we visited due to the way Miha put our trip together.

Miha quickly responded to our requests/questions and crafted a trip that let us have flexibility on the day, without having to worry about any of the small stuff (car rentals, hotel reservations, even where to park).

We could give a full list of our highlights but that would be too long; however, we must give a high recommendation to Soča Splash rafting in Bovec, Winestronaut wine tours in the Vipava Valley, and Majerija for dinner.

Hoping to visit Slovenia again!
Dave & Nicole

Local specialist: Miha Gantar
Miha
Miha Gantar
Local specialist in Ljubljana | Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Thanks again, Dave! Welcome back anytime! :)