22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Klagenfurt, Train to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Drive to Bovec
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 5 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Copenhagen

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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.
Visiting Zipline and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Zelenci Nature Reserve, &more) and Rateče (Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline & Planica Valley). There's still lots to do: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, stroll through Krampež Waterfall, explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, and identify plant and animal life at Koseč Gorges.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Bovec is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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 6th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

Maribor

— 5 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat and Vino Gaube are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort and Velenje Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Celje (The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan & Museum of Recent History Celje), Ljutomer (St. John the Baptist’s Church & Wine Tours & Tastings) and Lasko Museum (in Laško). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Dveri Pax Winery, appreciate the history behind Plague Column, appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, and pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Maribor trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Maribor, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 12:

Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get in touch with nature at Škocjan Caves and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Magical World of Shells Museum and Boris Lisjak Winery. Step out of Piran to go to Lokev and see Military Museum Tabor, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, and see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Piran itinerary app.

You can drive from Maribor to Piran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, Piran is somewhat warmer than Maribor - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:

Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some cultural insight at Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Postojna Cave and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Straža Bled, Bled Island, &more). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, walk around Tivoli Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Piran in September; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 22:

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.