37 days in Slovenia Itinerary

37 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Piran
— 3 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 5 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
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Maribor
— 7 nights
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Ljubljana
— 14 nights

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Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Svetilnik Beach and Zusterna Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Divača Cave (in Divača). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Histria Botanica, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, gain insight at St. Anne's Friary, and don't miss a visit to Port Piran.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Piran online trip itinerary maker.

Ljubljana to Piran is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in January, with highs in Piran at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Classes

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:

Nova Gorica

— 5 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Explore Nova Gorica's surroundings by going to Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje), Vipava (Wines Jamsek & Petric Winery - Vipava) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Isonzo, walk around Sabotin Park Miru, take in the views from Solkan Bridge, and learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica itinerary app.

You can drive from Piran to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 30:

Bovec

— 4 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 (Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, Vršič Pass, &more), Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nova Gorica in January; daily highs in Bovec reach 2°C and lows reach -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 3:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 3 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.
When in Bohinjsko Jezero, make a side trip to see Franja Partisan Hospital in Cerkno, approximately Cerkno away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, pause for some photo ops at Monument To Four Courageous Men, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and find something for the whole family at Golden Horn Fairyland.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bohinjsko Jezero, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 6:

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Velenje Beach (in Velenje), Celje Castle (in Celje) and Hell Cave (in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Žiče Charterhouse, make a trip to Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, and look for gifts at Vino Valdhuber.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Maribor travel route builder app.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 13:

Ljubljana

— 14 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Bled Castle, Lake Bled, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Dedicate the 17th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, get your game on at Dobra Poteza, stroll around Tivoli Park, and partake in some friendly competition at Unlock Ljubljana.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Maribor to Ljubljana by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 27:

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.