21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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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.
Family-friendly places like Climbing Tours and Krvavec will thrill your kids. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Postojna (Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama & Postojna Cave) and Bled (Ojstrica, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium, see the interesting displays at House of Illusions, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

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New York City, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in February, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 28°F, while days are slightly colder, around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Brežice.
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Brežice — 2 nights

A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
On the 11th (Sat), examine the collection at Brežice Castle, soothe aching muscles at Obstacle Course Academy Slovenia, then see the sky in a new way at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Na Jasi. On your second day here, tee off at Golf Grad Otočec, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Novo Mesto Cathedral, and then stop by Jelenov Greben Homestead.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Brežice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. February in Brežice sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 31°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Maribor.
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort and Perfect Body. Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Church of St. Elizabeth (in Slovenj Gradec), Radlje ob Dravi Waterpark (in Radlje ob Dravi) and Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Maribor Regional Museum, don't miss a visit to Vetrinjski dvor, and find something for the whole family at Zorb EKOPOOL Celje.

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You can drive from Brežice to Maribor in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. 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 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 4 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora and Zgornjesavska Valley. Venture out of the city with trips to Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bovec (Climbing Tours & Ravelnik Open Air Museum). There's still lots to do: ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle, and make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica.

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You can drive from Maribor to Kranjska Gora in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Maribor in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kranjska Gora: temperatures range from 38°F by day to 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

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 21st (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas.

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Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 38°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.
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Portorož — 3 nights

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Attractions like Fonda Fish Farm and Magical World of Shells Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity in Hrastovlje (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: have fun at Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, and pause for some serene contemplation at Marija Snežne Church.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portorož day trip planning website.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in February, with highs in Portorož at 52°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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.