25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Štanjel
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Nantes Atlantique Airport

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Ljubljana

— 7 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Bled Castle, &more), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica). Spend the 17th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Vintgar Gorge, visit Ljubljana Old Town, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online tour itinerary planner.

Nantes, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 19:

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Parish Church of St. George (in Slovenske Konjice), Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah) and St. John the Baptist’s Church (in Ljutomer). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church, learn about winemaking at Vino Gaube, and get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor online attractions planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bohinjsko Jezero: Mount Blegoš (in Škofja Loka) and Pocar Farm (in Mojstrana). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, and trek along Golden Horn Fairyland.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Maribor in July, you will find days in Bohinjsko Jezero are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Solkan Bridge (in Solkan), Three Country Border (in Rateče) and Kranjska Gora (Nadiza, Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, &more). And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, delve into the distant past at Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bovec online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Bovec sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Štanjel.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:

Štanjel

— 2 nights
Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
On the 31st (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Vipavski Križ Castle, learn about winemaking at Winery Tilia Estate, and then do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Divje Babe Archaeological Park, go deep underground at Idrija Kamšt, explore the striking landscape at Otlica Natural Window, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Daniel, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Ferrari Garden.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Štanjel vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Štanjel takes 2 hours. Traveling from Bovec in July, expect Štanjel to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Štanjel

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Piran: Vinakras Sežana (in Sežana) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, walk around Park Pietro Coppo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Štanjel to Piran in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Štanjel in August, Piran is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 5:

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.