16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kropa
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Chittagong City

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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.
On the 2nd (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then stroll through Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Europark Maribor, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Maribor trip builder website.

Chittagong City, Bangladesh to Maribor is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Chittagong City to Maribor, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Chittagong City in December; daily highs in Maribor reach 7°C and lows reach -3°C. You'll set off for Ljubljana on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Spas · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:

Ljubljana

— 3 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 a short trip to Postojna Cave in Postojna (about 44 minutes away). Spend the 5th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, take a stroll through Metelkova, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary website.

Getting from Maribor to Ljubljana by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:

Portorož

— 2 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Portorož is known for beaches, casinos, and baths. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Tartini Square, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, and get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Portorož online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in December: high temperatures in Portorož hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kropa.

Things to do in Portorož

Fun & Games · Casinos · Childrens Museums · Baths

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:

Kropa

— 1 night
On the 10th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Kropa Iron Forging Museum, contemplate the long history of Kropa's Old Town, then pause for some photo ops at Basilica of the Virgin Mary, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Železniki Blast Furnace.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kropa journey maker website.

You can drive from Portorož to Kropa in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Kropa is slightly colder than Portorož - with highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Kropa

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 10:

Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Jasna, head outdoors with Intersport Bernik, then appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, then make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, and finally don't miss a visit to Ajdovska Deklica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, make a trip to The Russian Chapel, and then glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip maker website.

You can drive from Kropa to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Bled sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:

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.