30 days in Slovenia Itinerary

30 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 11 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 5 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana — 11 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica), Museum of Hostages (in Begunje na Gorenjskem) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 20th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online itinerary planner.

Tours, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Koper.
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koper: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, stop by Nika's Tiny House, do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Koper travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Koper when traveling from Ljubljana in July, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci), Ptuj (Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God & Prešernova Street) and Ljutomer (Krapje Beekeeping Museum & St. John the Baptist’s Church). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Maribor online visit planner.

Drive from Koper to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Koper in August, plan for little chillier nights in Maribor, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
On the 10th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary website.

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. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Maribor in August: highs in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin), Rateče (Planica Valley & Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline) and Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Vršič Pass, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for 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.
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