12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Islamabad
Fly + Drive:  21 h 15 min
1
Maribor
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
2
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h
End: Islamabad

2
nights
Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Spas (in Podčetrtek), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Ljutomer) and Hell Cave (in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, learn about winemaking at Vino Gaube, make a trip to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, and get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Maribor trip planner .

Islamabad, Pakistan to Maribor is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Islamabad to Maribor due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Islamabad in February: highs in Maribor hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Dveri Pax Winery, Hell Cave, Spas, Wine Tours & Tastings, Vino Gaube
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Spas
Dveri Pax Winery ©
Dveri Pax Winery

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave) and Bled (Bled Island, Bled Castle, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, walk around Tivoli Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and make a trip to Preseren Square.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner .

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 28:
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

2
nights
Nova Gorica

Nova Gorica ©
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, then Head underground at Skocjan Caves, and then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery. Keep things going the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the views from Solkanski Most, don't miss a visit to Smartno, then learn about winemaking at Bjana, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nova Gorica travel planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in February, with highs in Nova Gorica at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

Boris Lisjak Winery, Wine Tours & Tastings, Šmartno, Škocjan Caves, Bjana
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Lepa Vida Boutique Winery ©
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings
Reservoir Dogs brewery ©
Reservoir Dogs brewery

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