24 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana, Bus to Bovec
— 4 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
— 4 nights
— 5 nights
— 8 nights


Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Attractions like Kayaking & Canoeing and Soča Valley make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin), Rateče (Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline & Planica Valley) and Kranjska Gora (Nadiza, Vršič Pass, &more). There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and explore the activities along Source of the Soča River.

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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. July in Bovec sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) 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.
On the 28th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, and finally hike along Mount Blegoš.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero online journey planner.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) 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.
Kids will enjoy Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort and Room Escape Games. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Celje (Celje Castle & The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan), Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah) and Green Gold Beer Fountain (in Žalec). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, make a trip to Vetrinjski dvor, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Maribor trip itinerary maker website.

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 July, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Koper.
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Koper — 5 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Bring the kids along to Tartini Square and Scuba & Snorkeling. Change things up with these side-trips from Koper: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Divača Cave (in Divača) and Church of St. Daniel (in Štanjel). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

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Traveling by car from Maribor to Koper takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Maribor in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Koper, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) 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.
Kids will enjoy Parasailing & Paragliding and Ljubljana Castle. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Bled Castle, &more), Postojna (Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama & Postojna Cave) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

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Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in August, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.