31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Koper
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Maribor
— 5 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
6
Ljubljana
— 8 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Edmonton

3
nights
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.
Explore Bohinjsko Jezero's surroundings by going to Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas (in Spodnja Sorica), Mount Blegos (in Škofja Loka) and Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, get great views at Prsivec, and get in on the family fun at Golden Horn Fairyland.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary site .

Edmonton, Canada to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Time is 8 hours. September in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Triglav, Church of St John the Baptist, Mount Blegos, Oplen House Museum, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum

5
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Go for a jaunt from Kranjska Gora to Mojstrana to see Peričnik Waterfall about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, admire the sheer force of Nadiza, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mojcin dom na Vitrancu.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mojstrana, The Martuljek waterfalls
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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna

4
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kobarid: Bjana (in Dobrovo), Solkanski Most (in Solkan) and Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing & River Rafting & Tubing). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfalls, and sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kobarid tour planner.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Bovec, Nova Gorica, Bjana, The Source of Soca River, Tolmin Gorge
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

4
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Get out of town with these interesting Koper side-trips: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Dobravlje), Ferrari Garden (in Stanjel) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Skocjan Caves, kick back and relax at Nature Park Strunjan, explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, and make a trip to Piran Town Walls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper trip planner .

You can drive from Kobarid to Koper in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kobarid in September: high temperatures in Koper hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Koper

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Piran, Hrastovlje, Skocjan Caves, Wine Tours & Tastings, Predjama Castle
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)

5
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Ptuj (Basilika Mariahilf & Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad)), Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec) and Spas (in Podčetrtek). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, pause for some photo ops at Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, and learn about winemaking at Ramsak Winery.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Maribor trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Koper to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Koper in September, with highs in Maribor at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ptuj, Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, Park of Zdravilisce Lasko, Thermana Lasko, Church of the Ascension, Spas
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Spas
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad) ©
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad)

8
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Castle, Bled Island, & more), Postojna (Creative Ways, Postojna Cave, & more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: visit Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana vacation builder website .

You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Tollhouse (Mitnicarska hisa), Vintgar Gorge
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

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