22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
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Koper
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana
— 9 nights
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Bovec
— 5 nights
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Nova Gorica — 2 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get great views at Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery, then learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, and then learn about winemaking at The Wine House Rondic.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nova Gorica travel itinerary planner.

Dinard, France to Nova Gorica is an approximately 15.5-hour car ride. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dinard in May: highs in Nova Gorica hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 5 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Get out of town with these interesting Koper side-trips: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Lake Petelinje (in Pivka). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, and learn and have fun at Histria Botanica.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Koper trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 9 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna (Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, Postojna Cave, &more), Bled (Huberto Siroka atelje, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Zgornje Gorje (Church of St. Nicholas & Vintgar Gorge). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, laugh and play at Escape Room Enigmarium, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Koper in May since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 5 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Three Country Border (in Rateče), Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Liznjekova house, &more) and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit (in Tolmin). There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Italian Charnel House, and appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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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