11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Koper
— 1 night
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Barcelona International Airport

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: The Ossuary (in Kranj) and Bled (Colnar - Boatman, Bled Castle, &more). Spend the 1st (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, see the interesting displays at House of Illusions, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana online travel planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in February, expect Ljubljana to be a bit cooler, temps between 5°C and -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 2:

Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body, fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, then make a trip to Vetrinjski dvor, and finally look for gifts at Vino Valdhuber.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Maribor driving holiday app.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Maribor, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Maribor

Spas · Parks · Shopping · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 3:

Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Histria Botanica, then relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally stroll around Park Pietro Coppo.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Koper trip planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Koper when traveling from Maribor in March, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Koper

Breweries & Distilleries · Classes · Spas · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 4:

Nova Gorica

— 1 night
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Ferrari Garden, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery, and finally get outside with Magma X.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica online holiday planner.

Drive from Koper to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Nova Gorica, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 5:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nova Gorica in March: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 11°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:

Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 7th (Sun), fly down the slopes at Intersport Bernik, then admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, then stroll through Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border and then glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 8:

Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
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.