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
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 5 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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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.
On the 10th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero online trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 5 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Lake Jasna. Kobarid Museum and Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Tolmin (Tolmin Castle & Tolmin Gorge), Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve, The Russian Chapel, &more) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

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

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Koper.
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Koper — 4 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Take a break from the city and head to Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. George's Church and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Take a break from Koper with a short trip to Predjama Castle in Postojna, about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Koper takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bovec in July; daily highs in Koper reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Maribor.
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Celje Castle and Church of Sv. Roka. Explore hidden gems such as Pyramid Archaeological Site and Ptuj Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Prešernova Street (in Ptuj), Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci) and Celje (Prince's Palace & The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan). On the 25th (Mon), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Velenje Beach. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Old Vine House, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church, and get to know the fascinating history of Lent.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Maribor road trip website.

Traveling by car from Koper to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. July in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a shuttle to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 6 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Postojna Cave and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Straža Bled, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary website.

You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight 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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