16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
Bohinjsko Jezero
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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 23rd (Sat), explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, then examine the collection at Oplen House Museum, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip maker.

Paris, France to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora), Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta) and Tolmin Castle (in Tolmin). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Bovec sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Koper.
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koper: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Koper day trip planning tool.

Drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Maribor.
Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature
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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 31st (Sun): indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, do a tasting at Ramšak Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, then get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and then fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip website.

Drive from Koper to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Zipline, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, walk around Tivoli Park, and meet the residents at ZOO Ljubljana.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana online day trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.