20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
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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.
On the 23rd (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, get great views at Prsivec, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel.

For maps and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip builder tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In May in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Magma X (in Nova Gorica), Šmartno (in Kojsko) and Solkan Bridge (in Solkan). There's much more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bovec route planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time 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.
Step out of Koper to go to Postojna and see Predjama Castle, which is approximately 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and take in the waterfront at Port Piran.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Koper trip planner.

Drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in May, expect Koper to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Maribor.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Celje (Lake Šmartno, The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor, don't miss a visit to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, and walk around Three Ponds.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Maribor tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Koper to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 7 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek), Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Wine Tasting Bled, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's much more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, Head underground at Postojna Cave, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana tour planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can fly 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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