49 days in Slovenia Itinerary

49 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Make it your trip
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Ljubljana
— 19 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 7 nights
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Ljubljana

— 19 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Island, &more), Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica) and Zgornje Gorje (Vintgar Gorge & Church of St. George). Spend the 14th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 27th (Fri) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, walk around Tivoli Park, and make a trip to Ljubljana Castle.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planning site.

Bogota, Colombia to Ljubljana is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 28:

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: Ptuj (Prešernova Street & Ptuj Castle), The Old Castle on Konjiška Mountain (in Slovenske Konjice) and Celje (Museum of Recent History Celje, The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, &more). And it doesn't end there: savor the flavors at Big Guy's Wine Tour, learn about winemaking at Vino Gaube, indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body, and examine the collection at Old Vine House.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 4:

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.
When in Bohinjsko Jezero, make a side trip to see Biček's Rock in Železniki, approximately Železniki away. On the 7th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Maribor in September, you will find days in Bohinjsko Jezero are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:

Kranjska Gora

— 6 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Change things up with a short trip to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, stroll through Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, and admire the sheer force of Nadiza.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora route planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 14:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kobarid side-trips: Sabotin Park Miru (in Kojsko), Solkan Bridge (in Solkan) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bovec). There's still lots to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, trek along Krampež Waterfall, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kobarid day trip planner.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:

Piran

— 7 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Venture out of the city with trips to Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's much more to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, walk around Park Pietro Coppo, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Piran trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kobarid in September; daily highs in Piran reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 25:

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.