16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Shuttle
2
Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
4
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Escape the urban bustle at Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Zipline, Bled Castle, &more), Radovljica (Old Town Centre of Radovljica & Museum of Apiculture) and Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Cross Cave, visit Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

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Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Maribor.
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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.
Visit Celje Castle and Olimje Monastery for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Žiče Charterhouse and Slovenska Bistrica Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Spas (in Podčetrtek), Lasko Museum (in Laško) and Celje Water Tower (in Celje). On the 21st (Thu), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Velenje Beach. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plague Column.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor sightseeing planner.

Take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to 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 22nd (Fri), admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Maribor in July, you will find days in Bohinjsko Jezero are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kayaking & Canoeing and Vršič Pass. Explore hidden gems such as Tolmin Gorge and Kozjak Waterfall. Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Zgornjesavska Valley, Lake Jasna, &more). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get some cultural insight at St. George's Church and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Visiting Portorož Beach and Svetilnik Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Škocjan Caves in Škocjan (about 44 minutes away). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, make a trip to Walls of Piran, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Piran trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in July, expect Piran to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive back home.
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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.
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