22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Bus to Bovec
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 8 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to New Delhi

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and Vršič Pass. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel & Lake Jasna). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec travel route planner.

New Delhi, India to Bovec is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Bovec due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in July: highs in Bovec hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then stroll through Vogel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Maribor.
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Maribor — 3 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Celje Castle and Church of St. George. Explore hidden gems such as Velenje Beach and Slovenska Bistrica Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Celje Water Tower (in Celje), Prešernova Street (in Ptuj) and Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah).

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Maribor road trip planning app.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Piran.
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Piran — 4 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. George's Church and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Get some historical perspective at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Piran Minorite Monastery. When in Piran, make a side trip to see Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity in Hrastovlje, approximately Hrastovlje away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Maribor to Piran by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July in Piran, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 8 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Bled Castle, Ojstrica, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, contemplate the long history of St. Volbenk's Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Ljubljana is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel 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.