18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Koper
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bovec
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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.
Step out of Maribor with an excursion to Prešernova Street in Ptuj--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, learn about winemaking at Dveri Pax Winery, and don't miss a visit to Main Square.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Maribor tour planner.

Erfurt, Germany to Maribor is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Erfurt in July: highs in Maribor hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koper: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, make a trip to Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Koper travel route planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica), Bled (Wine Tasting Bled, Bled Castle, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

Make your Ljubljana itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, Ljubljana is little chillier than Koper - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 2 nights

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 1st (Mon): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, then pause for some photo ops at Memorial to the National Liberation Battle in Dražgoše, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta), Kranjska Gora (Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary & Vršič Pass) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and explore the activities along Source of the Soča River.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel 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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