45 days in Slovenia Itinerary

45 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner
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Ljubljana
— 17 nights
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Solčava
— 3 nights
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Maribor
— 5 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 4 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 6 nights
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Koper
— 5 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana — 17 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Triglav National Park will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: River Krupa Spring (in Semič), Kolpa River (in Metlika) and Bled (Polka Dot Cycling, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Porto, Portugal to Ljubljana is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Porto to Ljubljana, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Porto in December, you will find days in Ljubljana are cooler (5°C), and nights are little chillier (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Solčava.
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Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Find places to stay Dec 26 — Jan 12:

Solčava — 3 nights

Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Take a break from the city and head to Plansarsko Jezero and Logar Valley Landscape Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Solčava: Velika Planina (in Stahovica), Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem) and Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica). The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road, don't miss a visit to Kapela Kristusa Kralja, admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall, and appreciate the views at Robanov Kot.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Solčava trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Solčava in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Maribor.
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Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:

Maribor — 5 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Take a break from the city and head to Jelenov Greben Homestead and Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Ptuj (Sveti Florijan Statue, Ptuj City Tower, &more), Frangez Sparkling Wine House (in Gornja Radgona) and Otok Ljubezni (in Beltinci). Next up on the itinerary: sample some tasty brews at Tasting Maribor, indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body, pause for some serene contemplation at Olimje Monastery, and grab your bike and head to Pekrska Gorca.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Maribor trip maker.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. January in Maribor sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Jan 15 — 20:

Bohinjsko Jezero — 4 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.
Get outdoors at Lake Bohinj and Prsivec. Explore Bohinjsko Jezero's surroundings by going to Bovec (Thirsty River Brewing, Climbing Tours, &more) and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit (in Tolmin). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 6 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Get outdoors at Vršič Pass and Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kranjska Gora: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), Kobarid (Krampež Waterfall & Koseč Gorges) and Zipline (in Bovec). There's still lots to do: ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, try to win big at Casino Korona, and make a trip to Three Country Border.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Koper.
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Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
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Find places to stay Jan 24 — 30:

Koper — 5 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koper: Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev), Grad Prem (in Prem) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, and experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Koper online trip builder.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Koper in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Kranjska Gora in January, expect Koper to be a bit warmer, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Nova Gorica.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Classes
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Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 4:

Nova Gorica — 4 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Get outdoors at Soča Valley and Ski Centre Cerkno. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nova Gorica: Darovi Vipavske (in Ajdovščina), Kobarid Museum (in Kobarid) and Tolmin Museum (in Tolmin). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar, snap pictures at Solkan Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Monastery of Vipavski Križ.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nova Gorica trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Koper to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. February in Nova Gorica sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Feb 4 — 8:

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.
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