30 days in Slovenia Itinerary

30 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Koper
— 5 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 4 nights
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Bled
— 3 nights
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. George's Church and Muda Gate. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Socerb Castle. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, stroll through Svetilnik Beach, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and contemplate the long history of First of May Square.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Koper driving holiday planner.

Trieste, Italy to Koper is an approximately half hour car ride. Traveling from Trieste in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Koper, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Postojna.
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Postojna — 2 nights

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Predjama Castle. Step off the beaten path and head to Boris Lisjak Winery and Idrija Kamšt. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Postojna: Church of St. Daniel (in Štanjel) and Hg Smeltery (in Idrija). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Vino Zorz, examine the collection at Karst Museum, view the masterpieces at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, and stop by Guštarna.

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You can drive from Koper to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, Postojna is slightly colder than Koper - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Visit Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Škofja Loka Castle for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Škofja Loka (Capuchin Church, The Church Of Mary Immaculate, &more). Dedicate the 14th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, and sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience.

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Traveling by car from Postojna to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 3 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and Tolmin Gorge. Popular historic sites such as Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Tolmin Castle are in your itinerary. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, steep yourself in history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip maker.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. July in Bovec sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 4 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. Get some cultural insight at Oplen House Museum and The Karlov Mill. Step out of Bohinjsko Jezero with an excursion to Church of St. John the Baptist in Gorenja Vas--about 46 minutes away. On the 24th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, find something for the whole family at Golden Horn Fairyland, and examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the historical opulence of Brdo Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Khislstein Castle, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pungert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Ojstrica, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and finally tee off at Royal Bled Golf Course.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bled trip tool.

Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjsko Jezero. In July in Bled, 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 Maribor.
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Celje Castle and Ptuj Castle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Vine House and Vino Gaube. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Ptuj (Church of St. George, Prešernova Street, &more), Spas (in Podčetrtek) and Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Dveri Pax Winery, see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel, and indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Maribor online travel planner.

You can drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off to 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.