13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia journey planner
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 day
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 day

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas.

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Memmingen, Germany to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.
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Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Transportation
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Kobarid — 2 nights

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Italian Charnel House, and then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kobarid online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Piran.
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): try to win big at Casino Riviera, get a taste of the local shopping with Duka Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip builder app.

You can drive from Kobarid to Piran in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kobarid in December, with highs in Piran at 12°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 6 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. Explore hidden gems such as Ljubljana Central Market and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Dedicate the 18th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, make a trip to Old Square (Stari trg), and explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in December, with highs in Ljubljana at 5°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a shuttle to Maribor.
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Maribor — 2 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Borl Castle, see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Cecilia Church, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and then soothe aching muscles at Thermana Park Laško.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor vacation site.

Take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.
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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.
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