28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 8 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 6 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Will Rogers World Airport

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljana Old Town. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Lake Bled Train Station, Bled Castle, &more), St. Peter's Church (in Radovljica) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, stroll around Tivoli Park, take a stroll through Metelkova, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana vacation planner.

Oklahoma City, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 7 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in December: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 40°F and lows are around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Bring the kids along to Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort and Perfect Body. Venture out of the city with trips to Radlje ob Dravi Waterpark (in Radlje ob Dravi), Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem) and Ptuj (Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, Prešernova Street, &more). And it doesn't end there: stop by Vino Valdhuber, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, and make a trip to The Vovk Mill.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip builder website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Maribor are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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4
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Koper

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kids will enjoy Magical World of Shells Museum and Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria. Explore Koper's surroundings by going to Pivka Park of Military History (in Pivka), Vipava River Spring (in Vipava) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, engage your brain at Mediadom Pyrhani, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Koper trip planning website.

Drive from Maribor to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Maribor in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Koper: highs are around 49°F and lows about 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Kobarid

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): hike along Krampež Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Krčnik Troughs, don't miss a visit to Šmartno, then head outdoors with Magma X, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain).

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kobarid day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Koper to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Koper in January: high temperatures in Kobarid hover around 36°F and lows are around 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

You can drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°F in January, and nighttime lows around 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kids will enjoy Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora and Zgornjesavska Valley. Take a break from Kranjska Gora with a short trip to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Intersport Bernik, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, and make a trip to Three Country Border.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 36°F during the day and 25°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.