56 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Podčetrtek
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Novo Mesto
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Ljubljana
— 31 nights
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Koper
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Nova Gorica
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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Kranjska Gora
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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 48-hour car ride. 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.
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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: River Krupa Spring (in Semič), Stična Abbey (in Grosuplje) and Bela Krajina Museum (in Metlika). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Kostanjevica Cave, admire the masterpieces at Božidar Jakac Art Museum, play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otočec, and explore the activities along Otočec Castle Park.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Novo Mesto road trip planning tool.

Drive from Podčetrtek to Novo Mesto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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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 Marian and Holy Trinity Columns (in Škofja Loka), Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela) and Bled (Colnar - Boatman, Bled Island, &more). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana online trip planner.

You can drive from Novo Mesto to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 6 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Explore Koper's surroundings by going to Vinakras Sežana (in Sežana), Pivka Park of Military History (in Pivka) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, let little ones run wild at Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, and admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace.

To find out how to plan a trip to Koper, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in November: high temperatures in Koper hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nova Gorica side-trips: Kobarid (Apitourism Kozjak & Krampež Waterfall), Vzletisce Lijak - Lijak Jump Point (in Trnovo ob Soči) and Soča Valley (in Bovec). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, don't miss a visit to Šmartno, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery, and explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

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.
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bohinjsko Jezero: Soča (Church of St. Joseph & Source of the Soča River) and Bovec (Ravelnik Open Air Museum, Thirsty River Brewing, &more). 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.
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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. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, don't miss a visit to Prisank Mountain Window, admire the sheer force of Martuljek Waterfalls, and get great views at Three Country Border.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora travel website.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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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