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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero sightseeing planner.

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 a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Syracuse in July; daily highs in Bohinjsko Jezero reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then take in the dramatic scenery at 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 3rd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then make a trip to Predil Pass, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Virje Waterfall.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bovec are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Koper

— 3 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Relax by the water at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach. Get outdoors at Škocjan Caves and Svetilnik Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Vino Zorz (in Slap) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zusterna Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and gain insight at St. Anne's Friary.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Koper journey planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in July, with highs in Koper at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

Ljubljana

— 5 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 Triglav National Park and Postojna Cave. Get some historical perspective at Ljubljana Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek), Natural Bathing Place Lajšt (in Spodnja Idrija) and Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Bled Castle, &more). There's lots more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Koper in July, with highs in Ljubljana at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 11:

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): kick back and relax at Velenje Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Slovenska Bistrica Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Žiče Charterhouse, then get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lent.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Maribor online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. You will leave for home on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Maribor

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 14:

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.