16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner
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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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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.
On the 29th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning website.

Paris, France to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation
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Bovec — 3 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta), Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Tolmin Castle (in Tolmin). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec itinerary builder app.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Bovec sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Koper.
Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure
Side Trips
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Koper — 3 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Get out of town with these interesting Koper side-trips: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava), Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). The adventure continues: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Koper day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Koper takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, expect Koper to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.
Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature
Side Trips
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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 6th (Sat): awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, then learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, and then do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, make a trip to Prešernova Street, and then hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor trip builder.

Drive from Koper to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Maribor when traveling from Koper in August, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.
Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Winter Sports
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Zipline, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online vacation maker.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 13:

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.