22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Plattsburgh International Airport

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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.
Family-friendly places like Olimje Monastery and Parish Church of St. George will thrill your kids. Step out of the city life by going to Pyramid Archaeological Site and Maribor City Park. Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Ptuj (Ptuj City Tower, Church of St. George, &more), St. John the Baptist’s Church (in Ljutomer) and Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Žiče Charterhouse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Maribor day trip tool.

Plattsburgh, USA to Maribor is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Plattsburgh to Maribor is 6 hours. Traveling from Plattsburgh in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Maribor: highs are around 54°F and lows about 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 22 — 27:

Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ljubljana Castle and Bled Island. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Triglav National Park. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Mala Osojnica, Straža Bled, &more). The adventure continues: visit Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and see the interesting displays at House of Illusions.

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Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 2:

Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 3rd (Sat), walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Koper trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, Koper is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:

Kobarid

— 2 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then hike along Koseč Gorges, then get outside with Krampež Waterfall, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park, then get outside with Magma X, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Jewish Cemetery.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kobarid trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Koper to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Koper in April, things will get little chillier in Kobarid: highs are around 57°F and lows about 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Take a break from the city and head to Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline and Planica Valley. Family-friendly places like Vršič Pass and Zgornjesavska Valley will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, admire the sheer force of Nadiza, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora tour builder.

You can drive from Kobarid to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 3 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 10th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, examine the collection at Oplen House Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero online route planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:

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.