51 days in Slovenia Itinerary

51 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 23 nights
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Maribor
— 9 nights
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Koper
— 6 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 6 nights
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Ljubljana

— 23 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Escape the urban bustle at Triglav National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Tours & Tastings and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica), Museum of Hostages (in Begunje na Gorenjskem) and Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Island, &more). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Ljubljana Central Market, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour itinerary planning app.

Mexico City, Mexico to Ljubljana is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Mexico City to Ljubljana. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Mexico City in November: highs in Ljubljana hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 21:

Maribor

— 9 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
For shopping fun, head to Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec or UGM I Maribor Art Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Celje Castle and Olimje Monastery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica), Tito Statue (in Velenje) and Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, take in the exciting artwork at Lendava Castle, learn about winemaking at Winery Marof, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Elizabeth.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Maribor are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 30:

Koper

— 6 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Magical World of Shells Museum and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. For shopping fun, head to Kidrič Street or Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria. Go for a jaunt from Koper to Postojna to see Predjama Castle about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Planet Koper, get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Koper trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Maribor to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Maribor in December: high temperatures in Koper hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 5:

Kobarid

— 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kozjak Waterfall and Krampež Waterfall. Take a break from the city and head to Tolmin Gorge and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get out of town with these interesting Kobarid side-trips: Nova Gorica (Reservoir Dogs brewery & Magma X). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum and steep yourself in history at Tolmin Castle.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kobarid online visit planner.

You can drive from Koper to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, Kobarid is a bit cooler than Koper - with highs of 2°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, examine the collection at Oplen House Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero vacation maker site.

You can drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:

Kranjska Gora

— 6 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Katr's House and Jesenice Upper Sava Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Jasna and The Russian Chapel. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, try your luck at Casino Korona, and admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip maker app.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 16:

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.