36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice, Bus to Šempeter pri Gorici, Šempeter/Gorici, Bus to Bovec
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Bovec
— 7 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 7 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 7 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 13 nights
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Bovec

— 7 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Kranjska Gora Bike Park, Casino Korona, &more), Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Gonjače Viewing Tower (in Kojsko). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, make a trip to Predil Pass, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing.

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Montreal, Canada to Bovec is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. November in Bovec sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Portorož

— 7 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
We've included these beaches for you: Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach. Head to Park Center Koper and Tartini's Housefor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Divača Cave (in Divača), Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Koper City Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

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You can drive from Bovec to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in November, expect Portorož to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 7 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci), Farm Firbas (in Cerkvenjak) and Vinarium Tower (in Lendava). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, Head underground at Hell Cave, stroll around Three Ponds, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church.

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You can drive from Portorož to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portorož in December, things will get little chillier in Maribor: highs are around 7°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 13 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ljubljana Central Market and Shopping Center Citypark. Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Lake Bled, Beekeeping Ambrožič, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Dedicate the 20th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square.

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You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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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.