36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Ljubljana
— 11 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
2
Maribor
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Koper
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: London

11
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Prince's Palace (in Celje), Belokranjski Muzej (in Metlika) and Bled (Bled Castle, Lake Bled Train Station, &more). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana holiday planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Ljubljana are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Prince's Palace, Belokranjski Muzej, Eco-museum of the Pivka intermittent lakes
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Parasailing & Paragliding

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah), Velenje (The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia & Tito Statue) and The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary (in Dobrna). The adventure continues: 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 take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jeruzalem Church.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ptuj, Celje, Velenje, Ravne na Koroškem, Podčetrtek
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces ©
Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces

6
nights
Koper

Koper ©
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: Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev), Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel) and Vipava River Spring (in Vipava). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper day trip website.

Drive from Maribor to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Maribor in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Koper: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Piran, Portorož, Military Museum Tabor, Park Pietro Coppo, Ferrari Garden
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kobarid side-trips: Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bovec), Soča Fun Park (in Solkan) and Magma X (in Nova Gorica). The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, and explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kobarid road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Koper to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, Kobarid is little chillier than Koper - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bovec, Nova Gorica, Bjana, Tolmin Gorge
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Mount Blegos (in Škofja Loka), Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta) and Kamniška Bistrica Valley (in Kamnik). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmecica, get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Vojasko Pokopalisce Ukanc.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, Mount Triglav, Mount Blegos, Oplen House Museum, Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Mount Triglav ©
Mount Triglav
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

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.
When in Kranjska Gora, make a side trip to see Peričnik Waterfall in Mojstrana, approximately Mojstrana away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, and don't miss a visit to Prisank Mountain Window.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora itinerary planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Peričnik Waterfall
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Nadiza ©
Nadiza

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