16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Soča
— 1 night
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Koper
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Podsreda
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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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've added Krampež Waterfall, Kayak Soča, Virje Waterfall, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at River Rafting & Tubing and Source of the Soča River. Go for a jaunt from Bovec to Tolmin to see Tolmin Castle about 38 minutes away.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bovec vacation planning site.

Graz, Austria to Bovec is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. September in Bovec sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Soča.
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Soča — 1 night

On the 18th (Sun), make a trip to Šmartno, admire the striking features of Church of St. Joseph, and then take in breathtaking views at Great Soča Gorge.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Soča trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Soča takes 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in September: high temperatures in Soča hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Step off the beaten path and head to St. George's Church and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Anne's Friary and Rotunda Svetega Janeza Krstnika. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Veneziana, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Koper visit site.

Getting from Soča to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Koper, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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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.
Ljubljana Old Town has been added to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Cankarjevo Nabrežje are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Peričnik Falls and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum (in Idrija), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, take in the views from Triple Bridge, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip builder app.

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, Ljubljana is little chillier than Koper - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Podsreda.
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Podsreda

Podsreda is a village in the Municipality of Kozje in eastern Slovenia. To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Podsreda tour planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Podsreda in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Podsreda are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll set off for Maribor on the 26th (Mon).
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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 27th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, and then steep yourself in history at Žiče Charterhouse. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church, then don't miss a visit to Church of St. George, then have fun at Maribor City Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Maribor trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Podsreda to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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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