28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Koper
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Ljubljana
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Laško
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Bovec
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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Maribor
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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.
Get some cultural insight at St. George's Church and Magical World of Shells Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Portorož Beach. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Muda Gate, do a tasting at Vinakoper, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Koper holiday planning tool.

Zagreb, Croatia to Koper is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In July in Koper, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 4 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 Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Old Town Centre of Radovljica will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna Cave (in Postojna), Škofja Loka (The Church Of Mary Immaculate & Škofja Loka Castle) and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum (in Idrija). Dedicate the 16th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, Head underground at Cross Cave, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip builder website.

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in July, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Laško.
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Laško — 3 nights

Nestled on the banks of the Savinja River, Lasko is both a spa town and home to the country's largest and most famous brewery.
Celje Castle and Castle Brestanica will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Aškerčev Square and Raka Castle. Step out of Laško with an excursion to Sevnica Castle in Sevnica--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arch-parochial Church of St. Martin, get engrossed in the history at Lasko Museum, make a trip to Celje Water Tower, and examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Laško tour itinerary maker app.

Drive from Ljubljana to Laško in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Planica Valley. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem). Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče), Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve, Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, &more) and Tolmin (Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit & Tolmin Castle). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, cruise along Mangart Saddle, and explore the activities along Source of the Soča River.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec itinerary planner.

Getting from Laško to Bovec by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Laško in July, you will find days in Bovec are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 5 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.
Popular historic sites such as Church of St. Nicholas and Ukanc Military Cemetery are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Bohinj and Vogel. Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Gorenja Vas (Church of St. John the Baptist & The Karlov Mill), Železniki Blast Furnace (in Železniki) and Škofja Loka (Mount Blegoš & Beekeepers' Path). On the 25th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. And it doesn't end there: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

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Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) 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.
Get some cultural insight at Lent and Dveri Pax Winery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jeruzalem Church and Terme Ptuj. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Ljutomer (St. John the Baptist’s Church & Wine Tours & Tastings), Ptuj (Church of St. George, Prešernova Street, &more) and Plečnik's Church (in Bogojina). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat and pause for some photo ops at Plague Column.

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel 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.