39 days in Slovenia Itinerary

39 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Kranjska Gora
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Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 4 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 13 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 7 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Aalborg

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Kranjska Gora

— 5 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kobarid (Koseč Gorges, Kozjak Waterfall, &more) and Bovec (Fort Hermann & Predil Pass). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, don't miss a visit to Prisank Mountain Window, fly down the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, and look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

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Aalborg, Denmark to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In November, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

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Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 4:

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.
Explore Bohinjsko Jezero's surroundings by going to Mount Blegoš (in Škofja Loka), Bovec (Thirsty River Brewing & Ravelnik Open Air Museum) and Napoleon Bridge (in Logje). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

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You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:

Nova Gorica

— 4 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nova Gorica: Štanjel (Štanjel Castle & Ferrari Garden) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery, walk around Sabotin Park Miru, take some stellar pictures from Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), and contemplate the waterfront views at Vipava River Spring.

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Nova Gorica takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in December: high temperatures in Nova Gorica hover around 12°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 7 — 11:

Koper

— 6 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koper: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje (in Predjama). There's much more to do: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, make a trip to Tartini Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, and stroll around Park Pietro Coppo.

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You can drive from Nova Gorica to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 17:

Ljubljana

— 13 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 Postojna (Planina Cave & Postojna Cave), Bled (Triglav National Park, Diving Bled, &more) and Museum of Hostages (in Begunje na Gorenjskem). Spend the 29th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge.

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Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in December, things will get little chillier in Ljubljana: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 17 — 30:

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 Maribor's surroundings by going to Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem), Villa Svitanje (in Vitanje) and Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica). There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body, make a trip to Prešernova Street, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery.

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Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 6:

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.