38 days in Slovenia Itinerary

38 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 11 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 6 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Melbourne International Airport

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Ljubljana

— 11 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Get some cultural insight at Wine Tours & Tastings and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum (in Stari Trg pri Lozu) and Church of Saint Stephen (in Ribnica). Spend the 9th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: get great views at Mala Osojnica, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana journey tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Ljubljana is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Ljubljana is minus 9 hours. In February, Ljubljana is colder than Melbourne - with highs of 5°C and lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 12:

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 discover tucked-away gems like Celje Castle and Ptuj Castle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grad Castle and Grandmother's Mill. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Church of Sv. Roka (in Šmarje Pri Jelšah), Podčetrtek (Spas & Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination) and Laško (Arch-parochial Church of St. Martin, Tabor Castle, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, don't miss a visit to Way of the Cross, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Florian Column.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Maribor online day trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Maribor are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 12 — 19:

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.
Visiting Hike&Bike Slovenia and Vogel will get you outdoors. Ukanc Military Cemetery and Church of St John the Baptist are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Getting from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Maribor in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bohinjsko Jezero: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 19 — 22:

Kranjska Gora

— 5 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Take a break from the city and head to Zgornjesavska Valley and Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora. Get some cultural insight at Katr's House and Jesenice Upper Sava Museum. Take a break from Kranjska Gora with a short trip to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: fly down the slopes at Intersport Bernik, make a trip to The Russian Chapel, stroll through Snow park Kranjska Gora, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 27:

Kobarid

— 4 nights
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.
Kobarid Museum and Cheese Museum of Kobarid are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kozjak Waterfall and Virje Waterfall. Step out of Kobarid with an excursion to Kanal Bridge in Kanal--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Italian Charnel House, explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, tee off at Golf Club Bovec, and contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kobarid attractions planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 3:

Koper

— 6 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Popular historic sites such as Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Kidrič Street are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Lipica Stud Farm and Portorož Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Koper side-trips: Church of St. Daniel (in Štanjel) and Nova Gorica (Casino Fortuna, Perla Casino, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, contemplate the long history of Fontico, indulge in some personalized pampering at Thalasso Spa Lepa Vida, and make a trip to Walls of Piran.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Koper day trip planner.

You can drive from Kobarid to Koper in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kobarid in March, with highs in Koper at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 9:

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.