49 days in Slovenia Itinerary

49 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Volče
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cerkno
— 1 night
Drive
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Idrija
— 8 nights
Drive
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Kojsko
— 2 nights
Taxi
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Dobrovo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sežana
— 1 night
Drive
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Lipica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ankaran
— 9 nights
Drive
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Celje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Podsreda
— 1 night
Drive
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Bogojina
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Porto

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Maribor

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Get a sense of the local culture at Trg Svobode Square and Dveri Pax Winery. Visit Lent and Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Ptuj (Sveti Florijan Statue, Prešernova Street, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Maribor City Park, learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, pause for some photo ops at National Liberation Monument, and examine the collection at Museum of National Liberation.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor driving holiday planner.

Porto, Portugal to Maribor is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Maribor. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary and Katr's House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Slovenian Alpine Museum and Liznjekova house. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border, identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Nadiza, and try your luck at Casino Korona.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Kranjska Gora takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Maribor in September, plan for little chillier days in Kranjska Gora, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Ravelnik Open Air Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Virje Waterfall and Boka Waterfall. There's much more to do: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, make a trip to Fort Hermann, see the interesting displays at Fort Kluže, and explore the activities along Source of the Soča River.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bovec takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Church of St John the Baptist and Mount Triglav. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming and Ukanc Military Cemetery. There's still lots to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:

Kobarid

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): experience rural life at Apitourism Kozjak and then get the adrenaline pumping with Positive Sport. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Statue of Simon Gregorcic, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church, then examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, then get engrossed in the history at Drežnica Village, and finally hike along Krampež Waterfall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tolmin.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Tolmin Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Tolmin Castle.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tolmin trip planner.

Tolmin is just a short distance from Kobarid. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Kobarid in September; daily highs in Tolmin reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Volče.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:

Volče

— 2 nights
On the 1st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem).

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Volče trip planner.

Volče is very close to Tolmin. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 2nd (Fri), you're off to Cerkno.

Things to do in Volče

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:

Cerkno

— 1 night
A small but important cultural center, Cerkno offers different types of activities throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): trek along Mount Blegoš, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Divje Babe Archaeological Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Cerkno attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Volče to Cerkno takes an hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Volče in October; daily highs in Cerkno reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Idrija.

Things to do in Cerkno

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:

Idrija

— 8 nights
While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
Get some historical perspective at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Gewerkenegg Castle. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Post and Telecommunications and Miner's House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Idrija: Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje (in Predjama), Vrhnika (Cankar Memorial House, Sveta Trojica, &more) and Toplar Double Hayrack (in Postojna). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, contemplate the waterfront views at Wild Lake, examine the collection at Francis's Shaft, and pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Idrija online holiday planner.

Idrija is very close to Cerkno. In October, daily temperatures in Idrija can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kojsko.

Things to do in Idrija

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 11:

Kojsko

— 2 nights
Bring your camera for your holiday in Kojsko, sitting pretty on a hillside.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): make a trip to Gonjače Viewing Tower, then snap pictures at Kanal Bridge, and then stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): make a trip to Šmartno and then stroll around Sabotin Park Miru.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kojsko day trip app.

You can drive from Idrija to Kojsko in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Idrija in October; daily highs in Kojsko reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dobrovo.

Things to do in Kojsko

Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:

Dobrovo

— 2 nights
Near the Italian border, Dobrovo remains a small settlement in a region known for its hilly orchards, vineyards, and olive groves.
On the 13th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Vipolže Villa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Dobrovo Castle and then learn about winemaking at Klet Brda.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Dobrovo journey maker.

Dobrovo is just a short distance from Kojsko. In October, daytime highs in Dobrovo are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sežana.

Things to do in Dobrovo

Wineries · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:

Sežana

— 1 night
Sežana is a town in the Slovenian Littoral region of Slovenia, near the border with Italy. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Karra Karst Escapes, then take in nature's colorful creations at Ferrari Garden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Daniel, and finally do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sežana online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Dobrovo to Sežana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Sežana, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lipica.

Things to do in Sežana

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 16:

Lipica

— 2 nights
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
On the 17th (Sat), play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica, step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle, then learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Vilenica Cave. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try to win big at Grand Casino Lipica, then view the masterpieces at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery, and then see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Lipica sightseeing planner.

Lipica is very close to Sežana. In October, daytime highs in Lipica are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Ankaran.

Things to do in Lipica

Casinos · Fun & Games · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:

Ankaran

— 9 nights
Ankaran is a town in the Municipality of Ankaran, located near the border with Italy, in the Littoral region of Slovenia. Get some cultural insight at Church of St. Maurus and Besenghi Degli Ughi Palace. Explore hidden gems such as Svetilnik Beach and Praetorian Palace. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain, steep yourself in history at Villa on Republic Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Saint Nicholas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ankaran day trip planning app.

Ankaran is just a stone's throw from Lipica. In October, daily temperatures in Ankaran can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. You will leave for Celje on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Ankaran

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 27:

Celje

— 2 nights
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Prince's Palace and The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Velenje Museum and Church of Sv. Roka. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Celje: Church of St. Mary of the Snow (in Solčava), St. George Church (in Mozirje) and Pristava Tourist Village (in Ivančna Gorica). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Villa Ruzicka, steep yourself in history at Roman Necropolis, and see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Celje journey planner.

Drive from Ankaran to Celje in 2 hours. In October, Celje is little chillier than Ankaran - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Podsreda.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:

Podsreda

— 1 night
Podsreda is a village in the Municipality of Kozje in eastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): indulge your taste buds at Najger Repnica Wine Cave and then stroll around Kozjansko Regional Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Podsreda trip planner.

Drive from Celje to Podsreda in an hour. In October in Podsreda, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bogojina.

Things to do in Podsreda

Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:

Bogojina

— 2 nights
Bogojina is a village east of Murska Sobota in the Prekmurje region of Slovenia. On the 31st (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Vinarium Tower, take an in-depth tour of Synagogue Lendava, then get a taste of the local shopping with Lendava Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Plečnik's Church.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bogojina trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Podsreda to Bogojina takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bogojina

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:

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.