21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Klagenfurt, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 5 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Vilnius International Airport

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Ljubljana

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 Bled (Colnar - Boatman, Bled Island, &more). Spend the 12th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana tour planner.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Vilnius to Ljubljana, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Koper

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koper: Reservoir Dogs brewery (in Nova Gorica) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, admire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito, stop by Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read our Koper travel planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in December, with highs in Koper at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Koper

Breweries & Distilleries · Classes · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Get out of town with these interesting Kranjska Gora side-trips: Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery (in Log pod Mangartom) and Kobarid Museum (in Kobarid). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, tour the pleasant surroundings at Intersport Bernik, make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, and ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

You can drive from Koper to Kranjska Gora in 2 hours. In December, Kranjska Gora is little chillier than Koper - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, trek along Prsivec, and then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero vacation maker website.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem), Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica) and Prešernova Street (in Ptuj). The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body, do a tasting at Dveri Pax Winery, and admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Maribor travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Maribor sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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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.