29 days in Slovenia Itinerary

29 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 6 nights
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Koper
— 6 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 7 nights
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Bled
— 7 nights
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Maribor — 6 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Old Vine House and Land of Hayracks. Step off the beaten path and head to Maribor Regional Museum and Trg Svobode Square. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Celje (Celje Castle & Museum of Recent History Celje), Novo Mesto Cathedral (in Novo Mesto) and Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Brežice Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor itinerary planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Maribor is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Cape Town to Maribor, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Koper.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 9:

Koper — 6 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Appreciate the collections at Magical World of Shells Museum and Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum. Snežnik Castle and St. Anne's Friary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Koper: Grad Prem (in Prem), Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, walk around Strunjan Nature Reserve, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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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. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Maribor in September: high temperatures in Koper hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 15:

Bovec — 7 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Liznjekova house and Kobarid Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Soča Valley and Virje Waterfall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, &more), Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Isonzo, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, and don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bovec road trip app.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Koper in September, with highs in Bovec at 21°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Bled.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 22:

Bled — 7 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Franja Partisan Hospital will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Škofja Loka Castle and Church of St John the Baptist. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Ljubljana (Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, Zakladi Slovenije, &more), Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna & Zgornjesavska Valley) and Vogel (in Bohinjsko Jezero). Spend the 24th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Hostages, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Bled trip builder.

Getting from Bovec to Bled by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Bled, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 29:

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.