15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 day
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Syracuse

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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 16th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

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Syracuse, USA to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Syracuse to Bohinjsko Jezero, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Syracuse in August; daily highs in Bohinjsko Jezero reach 76°F and lows reach 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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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.
On the 17th (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then make a trip to Predil Pass, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Get some historical perspective at Predjama Castle and St. Anne's Friary. Step out of the city life by going to Strunjan Nature Reserve and Škocjan Caves. Change things up with a short trip to Vino Zorz in Slap (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Zusterna Beach, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach.

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You can drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, expect Koper to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Parasailing & Paragliding. Ljubljana Castle and Bled Castle will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek), Natural Bathing Place Lajšt (in Spodnja Idrija) and Bled (Triglav National Park, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Vintgar Gorge, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, visit Ljubljana Old Town, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

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You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Koper in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 80°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Maribor

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 27th (Sat), kick back and relax at Velenje Beach. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Slovenska Bistrica Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Žiče Charterhouse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lent.

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You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Maribor are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 29th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Maribor

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

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.