56 days in Slovenia Itinerary

56 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
— 6 nights
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 5 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 7 nights
Drive
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Brežice
— 3 nights
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Maribor
— 8 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 24 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.
On the 9th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and hit the slopes at Vogel.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip builder website.

Paris, France to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
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Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:

Bovec — 6 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: Planica Valley (in Rateče), Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel, Vršič Pass, &more). The adventure continues: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bovec driving holiday tool.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: 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 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Nova Gorica.
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Find places to stay Jul 9 — 15:

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 Dobravlje (RockVelo & Winery Tilia Estate), Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje) and Vina Povh (in Vipava). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, admire the natural beauty at Ferrari Garden, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), and stroll around Sabotin Park Miru.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica online visit planner.

Getting from Bovec to Nova Gorica by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in July, things will get a bit warmer in Nova Gorica: highs are around 35°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Piran: Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Piran trip builder tool.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. July in Piran sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Brežice.
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Brežice — 3 nights

A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
Get out of town with these interesting Brežice side-trips: Castle Brestanica (in Krško), Raka Castle (in Raka) and Podčetrtek (Thermal Park Aquluna & Olimje Chocolate Shop). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Kolpa River, explore the historical opulence of Podsreda Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Najger Repnica Wine Cave, and relax and rejuvenate at Obstacle Course Academy Slovenia.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Brežice trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Piran to Brežice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in July, Brežice is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive 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.
Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Grandmother's Mill (in Veržej), Celje (Celje Regional Museum, The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, &more) and Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci). There's lots more to do: savor the flavors at Big Guy's Wine Tour, fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brežice to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 24 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 (Wine Tasting Bled, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more), Solčava (Logar Valley Landscape Park, Robanov Kot, &more) and Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica). Spend the 19th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catch the flight 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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