22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana, Bus to Bovec
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 8 nights
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Soča Valley. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and St Mary of the Assumption church. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). There's much more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, hike along Krampež Waterfall, and explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec travel route planning site.

Brussels, Belgium to Bovec is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

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 3rd (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero day trip site.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Maribor.
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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jelenov Greben Homestead and Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec. Get some cultural insight at Slovenska Bistrica Castle and Celje Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah), Velenje Beach (in Velenje) and Church of Sv. Roka (in Šmarje Pri Jelšah). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, make a trip to Main Square, browse the different shops at Europark Maribor, and get to know the fascinating history of Lent.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor online travel route 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. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive 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.
Get in touch with nature at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Magical World of Shells Museum and Manzioli Square. Step out of Piran with an excursion to Škocjan Caves in Škocjan--about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran day trip planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Piran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Maribor in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough 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.
Visiting Vintgar Gorge and Postojna Cave will get you outdoors. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kmetija Pr' Kolenc and Gallery & Auction house SLOART. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Bled (Ojstrica, Diving Bled, &more). Spend the 16th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, browse the eclectic array of goods at Odprta Kuhna, and admire the landmark architecture of Seminary Palace and Library.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana road trip tool.

Drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Ljubljana to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly 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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