17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bovec
— 2 nights
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
3
Maribor
— 4 nights
4
Piran
— 3 nights
5
Ljubljana
— 5 nights

2
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kobarid Museum and Cheese Museum of Kobarid. Step off the beaten path and head to Vršič Pass and Zipline. Go for a jaunt from Bovec to Kranjska Gora to see The Russian Chapel about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Virje Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary builder website.

Milan, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Bovec reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Kobarid, Kranjska Gora
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Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall

2
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
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 19th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Divje Babe Archaeological Park, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, thenget engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, and finally get outside with Ladja Bohinj Tourist Boat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, thenadmire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, thenpush the limits with Hike&Bike Slovenia, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip website.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Divje Babe Archaeological Park, Oplen House Museum, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Divje Babe Archaeological Park
Divje Babe Archaeological Park
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum

4
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Appreciate the collections at Ptuj Castle and Old Vine House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Celje Castle and Zlati gric/Golden Hill. Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Spas (in Podčetrtek), Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah) and Celje (Celje National Hall, The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, &more). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Vino Gaube, don't miss a visit to Church of St. George, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plague Column, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read Maribor trip planner.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Celje, Ptuj, Vino Gaube, Spas, Žiče Charterhouse
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Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House

3
nights
Piran

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
St. George's Church and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Magical World of Shells Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Mediadom Pyrhani, and shop like a local with Loza Gallery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Piran day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Piran takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Maribor in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Piran, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Koper, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Military Museum Tabor, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Škocjan Caves
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bled Castle and Ljubljana Old Town. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Predjama Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Idrija (Francis's Shaft & Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum), Bled (Bled Island & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica). Spend the 30th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and walk around Tivoli Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Idrija, Postojna, Old Town Centre of Radovljica
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Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas

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