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 Francisco de Sá Carneiro Airport

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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 Lent and Church of St. George. Visit Prešernova Street and Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Maribor to Ptuj to see Sveti Florijan Statue about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some diversion at Maribor City Park, appreciate the history behind National Liberation Monument, do a tasting at Dveri Pax Winery, and examine the collection at Museum of National Liberation.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor day trip planner.

Porto, Portugal to Maribor is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Porto to Maribor, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Wineries · Fun & Games · Museums

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, try your luck at Casino Korona, admire the sheer force of Nadiza, and look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora trip maker app.

Drive from Maribor to Kranjska Gora in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Maribor in September, you will find days in Kranjska Gora are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

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 Soča Valley and Source of the Soča River. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, see the interesting displays at Fort Kluze, and take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bovec in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. September in Bovec sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · 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 Oplen House Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming and Ukanc Military Cemetery. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero journey maker site.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Tours

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 on Kozlov Rob.

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 Spodnja Sorica 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 · Trails · Outdoors · 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 Miner's House. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gewerkenegg Castle and Holy Trinity Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Idrija: Vrhnika (Cankar Memorial House, Sveta Trojica, &more), Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje (in Predjama) and Museum of Post and Telecommunications (in Polhov Gradec). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, take in the awesome beauty at Slivnica, see the interesting displays at Francis's Shaft, and go deep underground at Idrija Kamšt.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Idrija holiday planner.

Idrija is just a stone's throw from Cerkno. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive 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), step into the grandiose world of 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 · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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): enjoy some diversion 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 · Fun & Games · Wineries · Wildlife

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

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Golf

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 The Rotunda of St John the Baptist. Explore hidden gems such as Svetilnik Beach and Koper Regional Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, enjoy the sand and surf at Koper City Beach, and contemplate the long history of Fontico.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ankaran online road trip planner.

Ankaran is very close to 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), Pristava Tourist Village (in Ivančna Gorica) and St. George Church (in Mozirje). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Roman Necropolis, examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, and delve into the distant past at Villa Ruzicka.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Celje trip maker app.

Drive from Ankaran to Celje in 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ankaran in October: high temperatures in Celje hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time 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.