22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Maribor
— 2 nights
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
3
Bovec
— 4 nights
4
Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
5
Koper
— 3 nights
6
Ljubljana
— 8 nights

2
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
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: Pohorje Treetop Walk (in Rogla), The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia (in Velenje) and Ptuj (Sveti Florijan Statue & Prešernova Street). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor, learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, and get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Maribor trip itinerary planner.

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ptuj, Pohorje Treetop Walk, The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, Plečnik's Church
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
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Prešernova Street ©
Prešernova Street
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Botanical Garden of University of Maribor ©

2
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then see the interesting displays at Pocar Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, thenhike along Golden Horn Fairyland, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Maribor in May, you will find days in Bohinjsko Jezero are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pocar Farm, Oplen House Museum
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist

4
nights
Bovec

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 Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta) and Kranjska Gora (Tromeja -Triple border & Vršič Pass). There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, and take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec route planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Kobarid, Kranjska Gora, Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

2
nights
Nova Gorica

Nova Gorica ©
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
On the 28th (Thu), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, thendo a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and then get outside with Magma X. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery, thendon't miss a visit to Šmartno, and then do a tasting at Bjana.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Nova Gorica visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bovec in May; daily highs in Nova Gorica reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Šmartno, Bjana, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Lepa Vida Boutique Winery ©
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery
Magma X ©
Magma X
Reservoir Dogs brewery ©
Reservoir Dogs brewery

3
nights
Koper

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: Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Museo Militare Di Pivka (in Pivka). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, shop like a local with Manzioli Square, and don't miss a visit to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Koper trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Koper sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Breweries & Distilleries Classes Historic Sites

Side Trips

Piran, Hrastovlje, Izola, Predjama Castle, Škocjan Caves
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Histria Botanica ©
Histria Botanica
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

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nights
Ljubljana

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 Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Pungert With Two Towers and the Church (in Kranj) and Bled (Spa Park, Bled Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana day trip site.

Drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Koper in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ljubljana, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge, Pungert With Two Towers and the Church
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave