21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to San Francisco

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Bled Castle, &more), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 18th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, meet the residents at ZOO Ljubljana, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana road trip planning site.

San Francisco, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. In February, Ljubljana is colder than San Francisco - with highs of 41°F and lows of 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 23:

Maribor

— 4 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica), Church of St. Elizabeth (in Slovenj Gradec) and Winery Marof (in Mačkovci). And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, pause for some photo ops at Tito Statue, see the interesting displays at Maribor Regional Museum, and don't miss a visit to Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor visit planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 23 — 27:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stroll around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, and finally examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, look for gifts at Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, then walk around Park Pietro Coppo, and finally examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran attractions tool.

Getting from Maribor to Piran by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Maribor in February; daily highs in Piran reach 51°F and lows reach 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 1:

Kobarid

— 2 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): head outdoors with Magma X, sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, admire all the interesting features of Krampež Waterfall, and then appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kobarid online day trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in March; daily highs in Kobarid reach 49°F and lows reach 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Kobarid

Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:

Kranjska Gora

— 4 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kranjska Gora is known for nature, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, take in the awesome beauty at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, and explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip site.

You can drive from Kobarid to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in March, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 7:

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 8th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum and then take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 7 — 9:

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.