56 days in Slovenia Itinerary

56 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner
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Ljubljana
— 22 nights
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Maribor
— 8 nights
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Brežice
— 4 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 7 nights
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 6 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Paris

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Ljubljana — 22 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Mala Osojnica, Bled Island, &more), Krokar Primeval Forest (in Kočevje) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). Spend the 26th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 27th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana planner.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can take a shuttle to Maribor.
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Maribor — 8 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci), Lovrenc Lakes (in Zreče) and St. John the Baptist’s Church (in Ljutomer). And it doesn't end there: awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Maribor trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brežice.
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Brežice — 4 nights

A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
Change things up with these side-trips from Brežice: Castle Brestanica (in Krško), Otočec Castle Park (in Otočec) and Metlika (Bela Krajina Museum & Kolpa River). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Obstacle Course Academy Slovenia, step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle, tee off at Golf Grad Otočec, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brežice trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Maribor to Brežice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Brežice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 7 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, walk around Park Pietro Coppo, look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Piran journey planning app.

Drive from Brežice to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 5 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 Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje), Vipava (Vipava River Spring & Vina Povh) and Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, get outside with Magma X, take in the views from Solkan Bridge, and stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Nova Gorica trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Piran to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. August in Nova Gorica sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 6 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Tolmin (Tolmin Gorge & Tolmin Castle), Rateče (Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, Planica Valley, &more) and Kranjska Gora (Nadiza, Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, &more). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and hike along Krampež Waterfall.

Before you visit Bovec, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Bovec is little chillier than Nova Gorica - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 31st (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and stroll through Prsivec.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car back home.
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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.
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