50 days in Slovenia Itinerary

50 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 3 nights
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Koper
— 4 nights
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Solčava
— 3 nights
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Maribor
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana
— 27 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 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.
Bohinjsko Jezero is known for nature, adventure, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Bohinjsko Jezero due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in July, plan for little chillier nights in Bohinjsko Jezero, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora), Three Country Border (in Rateče) and Tolmin (Tolmin Castle & Tolmin Gorge). There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, trek along Krampež Waterfall, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 7:

Nova Gorica

— 3 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Explore Nova Gorica's surroundings by going to Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Magma X, stroll around Sabotin Park Miru, contemplate the waterfront views at Vipava River Spring, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, use the Nova Gorica trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in July, expect Nova Gorica to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:

Koper

— 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
When in Koper, make a side trip to see Predjama Castle in Postojna, approximately Postojna away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, make a trip to Tartini Square, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Koper trip planner.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Solčava side-trips: Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem), Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica) and Kamniška Bistrica Valley (in Kamnik). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Logar Valley Landscape Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, cruise along Solčava Panoramic Road, and appreciate the history behind Plečnik Monument.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Solčava trip planner.

You can drive from Koper to Solčava in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in July, things will get little chillier in Solčava: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci), Ljutomer (St. John the Baptist’s Church & Wine Tours & Tastings) and Ptuj (Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, Ptuj Castle, &more). And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 22:

Ljubljana

— 27 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 Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela), Bled (Triglav National Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Nativity Museum (Muzej jaslic) (in Brezje). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

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Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — Aug 18:

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.