16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): appreciate the history behind Plague Column, stop by Vino Valdhuber, stroll through Pekrska Gorca, then stroll through Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Maribor Regional Museum, then indulge your senses at Winery Marof, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Maribor road trip planning app.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Maribor is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Maribor is minus 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in February; daily highs in Maribor reach 7°C and lows reach -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 2:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kranjska Gora is known for nature, wildlife, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, stroll through Snow park Kranjska Gora, and ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kranjska Gora day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Kranjska Gora takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Maribor in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kranjska Gora: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 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, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero journey planner.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:

Nova Gorica

— 2 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Ferrari Garden, stroll around Sabotin Park Miru, snap pictures at Solkan Bridge, then head outdoors with Magma X, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar, then stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park, and then hike along Krampež Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica day trip website.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Nova Gorica takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in March, expect Nova Gorica to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 6 — 8:

Piran

— 1 night
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 9th (Tue): explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, then walk around Park Pietro Coppo, and finally sample the fine beverages at Histria Botanica.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip planner.

Getting from Nova Gorica to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Classes · Breweries & Distilleries · Spas · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 8 — 9:

Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica) and Bled (Straža Bled, Galerija Mikame, &more). Spend the 14th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and visit Metelkova.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana itinerary website.

Drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in March, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 13°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 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.