28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lourdes
Train + Bus + Fly + Bus:  14 h 15 min
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
— 5 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Lourdes


Bovec ©
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 Vršič Pass and Tolmin Gorge. Escape the urban bustle at Virje Waterfall and Kozjak Waterfall. Venture out of the city with trips to Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna, Tromeja -Triple border, &more) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, trek along Slap Krampez, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kozjak.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip itinerary app.

Lourdes, France to Bovec is an approximately 13- hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lourdes in October; daily highs in Bovec reach 16°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Kobarid, Tolmin Gorge
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
River Rafting & Tubing

Bohinjsko Jezero

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.
Get outdoors at Lake Bohinj and Vogel. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Slap Grmecica and Church of St John the Baptist. It doesn't end there: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour and appreciate the history behind Monument To Four Courageous Men.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Slap Grmecica
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Vogel ©
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Parasailing & Paragliding


Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Piramida (Pyramid Hill) and Celje Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Velenje Castle (in Velenje), Winery Marof (in Mačkovci) and Radgonske Gorice (in Gornja Radgona). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Dveri Pax Winery, Head underground at Hell Cave, don't miss a visit to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, and indulge your senses at Puklavec Family Wines.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October in Maribor, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Tours Nature

Side Trips

Ljutomer, Styria Region, Vino Gaube, Velenje Castle, Winery Marof
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Winery Marof ©
Winery Marof
Piramida (Pyramid Hill) ©
Piramida (Pyramid Hill)
Dveri Pax Winery ©
Dveri Pax Winery


Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Triglav National Park and Straza Bled. Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Postojna Cave. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Lake Bled & Bled Castle). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, and look for gifts at Honey House.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip maker website.

You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge, Postojna Cave
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled


Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
You'll get in some beach time at Portoroz Beach and Svetilnik Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Praetorian Palace and Walls of Piran. Explore Koper's surroundings by going to Vino Zorz (in Slap), Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and steep yourself in history at The Rotunda of St John the Baptist.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Koper trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, Koper is somewhat warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Koper

Wineries Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Piran, Vipava, Strunjan, Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, Svetilnik Beach
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Lepa Vida Boutique Winery ©
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve