56 days in Slovenia Itinerary

56 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Podčetrtek
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Podčetrtek
— 2 nights
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Novo Mesto
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 31 nights
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Koper
— 6 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 5 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dammam

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Podčetrtek

— 2 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Get out of town with these interesting Podčetrtek side-trips: Celje (City Park, The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, &more) and The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary (in Dobrna). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Olimje Monastery, step into the grandiose world of Podsreda Castle, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and look for gifts at Jelenov Greben Homestead.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Podčetrtek trip itinerary maker site.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Podčetrtek is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dammam in October, expect Podčetrtek to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:

Novo Mesto

— 3 nights
Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. Tourist Information Centre Novo Mesto has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Novo Mesto: Bela Krajina Museum (in Metlika), Stična Abbey (in Grosuplje) and River Krupa Spring (in Semič). There's much more to do: Head underground at Kostanjevica Cave, take in the spiritual surroundings of Novo Mesto Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Breg, and play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otočec.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Novo Mesto road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Podčetrtek to Novo Mesto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Novo Mesto sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:

Ljubljana

— 31 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela), Marian and Holy Trinity Columns (in Škofja Loka) and Bled (Colnar - Boatman, Bled Island, &more). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

Getting from Novo Mesto to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 13 — Nov 13:

Koper

— 6 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pivka Park of Military History (in Pivka), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Vinakras Sežana (in Sežana). The adventure continues: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, get lost in a book at Mestna knjiznica Piran Biblioteca Civica Pirano, and relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper trip app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in November, things will get a bit warmer in Koper: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 13 — 19:

Nova Gorica

— 5 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Get out of town with these interesting Nova Gorica side-trips: Soča Valley (in Bovec), Kobarid (Apitourism Kozjak & Krampež Waterfall) and Vzletisce Lijak - Lijak Jump Point (in Trnovo ob Soči). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, don't miss a visit to Šmartno, get outside with Magma X, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Nova Gorica day trip app.

Traveling by car from Koper to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Nova Gorica can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 19 — 24:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bohinjsko Jezero: Bovec (Ravelnik Open Air Museum, Thirsty River Brewing, &more) and Soča (Church of St. Joseph & Source of the Soča River). The adventure continues: 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 get in on the family fun at Golden Horn Fairyland.

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

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nova Gorica in November: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 8°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 27:

Kranjska Gora

— 4 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Step out of Kranjska Gora with an excursion to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, take in the dramatic scenery at Martuljek Waterfalls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora road trip planning tool.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 1:

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.