21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at 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 take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Paris, France to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
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Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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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.
Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Bjana (in Dobrovo), Kranjska Gora (Nadiza, Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, &more) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Koper.
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Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure
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Koper — 4 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Explore Koper's surroundings by going to Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Friary, look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and awaken your taste buds at Vino Zorz.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Koper day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Koper takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in August, with highs in Koper at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Maribor.
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Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Ptuj (Prešernova Street & Church of St. George) and Najger Repnica Wine Cave (in Bizeljsko). There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, explore the historical opulence of Slovenska Bistrica Castle, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Koper to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Koper in August since evenings lows in Maribor dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a 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 Bled (Triglav National Park, Zipline, &more), Lake Petelinje (in Pivka) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, trek along Vintgar Gorge, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana sightseeing planner.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the flight 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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