36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 6 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 6 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 7 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 10 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 5 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Bohinj and Bohinj Bowling. Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Katr's House (in Dovje), Martuljek Waterfalls (in Gozd Martuljek) and Royal Bled Golf Course (in Lesce). There's still lots to do: take a memorable ride with Vogel, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, don't miss a visit to Monument To Four Courageous Men, and get in on the family fun at Golden Horn Fairyland.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero tour itinerary website.

Toronto, Canada to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Bohinjsko Jezero due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:

Bovec

— 6 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kozjak Waterfall and Isonzo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, The Russian Chapel, &more), Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, and contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem).

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 26:

Piran

— 6 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tartini Square and Walls of Piran. Explore Piran's surroundings by going to Divača Cave (in Divača), Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, browse the collection at Mestna knjiznica Piran Biblioteca Civica Pirano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Piran online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in November, expect Piran to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Tours · Transportation · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 26 — Dec 2:

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pyramid Archaeological Site and Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Green Gold Beer Fountain (in Žalec), Church of St. Elizabeth (in Slovenj Gradec) and Celje (Celje Castle & City Park). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, Head underground at Hell Cave, catch a live event at Stadion Ljudski vrt, and get to know the fascinating history of Trg Svobode Square.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Maribor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, Maribor is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 7°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 9:

Ljubljana

— 10 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Union Experience and Ljubljana Central Market. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Cerknica Lake (in Cerknica), Lake Bloke (in Nova Vas) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, stroll around Tivoli Park, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Ljubljana online itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 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. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 19:

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.