22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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 — 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.
On the 22nd (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In May, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Bovec.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Transportation
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Magma X (in Nova Gorica), Solkan Bridge (in Solkan) and Šmartno (in Kojsko). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, don't miss a visit to Three Country Border, and appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Koper.
Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:

Koper — 4 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Change things up with a short trip to Predjama Castle in Postojna (about 54 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Koper trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in May, things will get a bit warmer in Koper: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Maribor.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:

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: Laško Spa Park (in Laško) and Celje (The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, Lake Šmartno, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, and relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Maribor trip planner.

You can drive from Koper to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.
Parks · Wineries · Museums · Shopping
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:

Ljubljana — 7 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Wine Tasting Bled, &more), Ecomuseum of the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka (in Pivka) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). And it doesn't end there: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, Head underground at Postojna Cave, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 11:

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.