50 days in Slovenia Itinerary

50 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice Treviso, Train to Cividale del Friuli, Drive to Bovec
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 4 nights
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Piran
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
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Maribor
— 7 nights
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Solčava
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 21 nights
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Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Lake Jasna, &more) and Rateče (Three Country Border & Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline). Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:

Nova Gorica

— 4 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel), Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, stroll around Sabotin Park Miru, make a trip to Šmartno, and get great views at Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain).

Planning Nova Gorica trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bovec to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, expect Nova Gorica to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 28:

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 Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje), Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Socerb Castle (in Črni Kal). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, get outside with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran travel planner.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In August in Piran, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 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.
On the 7th (Tue), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, and take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, Bohinjsko Jezero is slightly colder than Piran - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Ptuj (Prešernova Street, Orpheus Monument, &more), Celje (Celje Castle, The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, &more) and Velenje Beach (in Velenje). There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body, hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and make a trip to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Maribor route planning app.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 14:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Solčava: Kamniška Bistrica Valley (in Kamnik), Gornji Grad Cathedral (in Gornji Grad) and Velika Planina (in Stahovica). There's still lots to do: walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park, admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, and examine the collection at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Solčava trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Maribor to Solčava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In September in Solčava, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:

Ljubljana

— 21 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 Bled (Huberto Siroka atelje, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Mojstrana (Slovenian Alpine Museum & Peričnik Falls) and Park of Bishops - Stara Loka (in Škofja Loka). Spend the 3rd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 4th (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Postojna Cave, walk around Tivoli Park, stroll through Vintgar Gorge, and take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — Oct 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.