57 days in Slovenia Itinerary

57 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 12 nights
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Brežice
— 6 nights
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Piran
— 8 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 8 nights
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Bovec
— 8 nights
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Bled
— 14 nights
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Maribor

— 12 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 Celje (Museum of Recent History Celje, Prince's Palace, &more), Pohorje Treetop Walk (in Rogla) and Velenje Beach (in Velenje). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Bananaway, see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, walk around Maribor City Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Maribor is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Brežice.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 28:

Brežice

— 6 nights
A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brežice: Kostanjevica Cave (in Kostanjevica na Krki), Otočec Castle Park (in Otočec) and Metlika (Galerija Kambič, Bela Krajina Museum, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 1st (Thu) at Thermal Park Aquluna. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Brežice Castle, play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otočec, step into the grandiose world of Bogenšperk Castle, and look for all kinds of wild species at Jelenov Greben Homestead.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Brežice trip app.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Brežice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Brežice

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 4:

Piran

— 8 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Venture out of the city with trips to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Hrastovlje (Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra & Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and stroll through Portorož Beach.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Piran day trip site.

You can drive from Brežice to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Piran, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 12:

Nova Gorica

— 8 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nova Gorica: Postojna (Karst Museum, Postojna Cave, &more), Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). The adventure continues: pedal to the sights with Onnose Adventures, contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, head outdoors with Magma X, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Nova Gorica are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 20:

Bovec

— 8 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, &more), Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and take in the dramatic scenery at Virje Waterfall.

For photos and tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Nova Gorica to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, Bovec is slightly colder than Nova Gorica - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 20 — 28:

Bled

— 14 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Oplen House Museum (in Srednja vas v Bohinju), Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery, Vogel, &more). Spend the 29th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. On the 9th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Bled travel route planning site.

Drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 11:

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.