22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ljubljana
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
1
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Bovec
— 4 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Koper
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Ljubljana
— 8 nights
End: Ljubljana

2
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia (in Velenje), Pohorje Treetop Walk (in Rogla) and Sveti Florijan Statue (in Ptuj). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, get to know the fascinating history of Presernova street, learn about winemaking at Ramsak Winery, and walk around Three Ponds.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Maribor online travel planner.

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5- hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Ptuj, The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, Pohorje Treetop Walk, Plečnik's Church
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Presernova street ©
Presernova street
Pohorje Treetop Walk ©
Pohorje Treetop Walk

2
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then see the interesting displays at Pocar Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then find something for the whole family at Golden Horn Fairyland, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally hit the slopes at Vogel.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero online day trip planner.

Drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. When traveling from Maribor in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bohinjsko Jezero: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Oplen House Museum, Pocar Farm
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Vogel ©
Vogel
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall

4
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (Tromeja -Triple border & Vršič Pass) and Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta). There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec route planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Kobarid, Kranjska Gora, Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

2
nights
Nova Gorica

Nova Gorica ©
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
On the 28th (Thu), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and then get outside with Magma X. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery, then don't miss a visit to Šmartno, then do a tasting at Bjana, and finally learn about winemaking at Weinkeller Goriska Brda.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nova Gorica holiday planner.

Getting from Bovec to Nova Gorica by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in May, with highs in Nova Gorica at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Dobrovo, Šmartno, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Lepa Vida Boutique Winery ©
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery
Magma X ©
Magma X
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koper: Museo Militare Di Pivka (in Pivka) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, shop like a local with Manzioli Square, and don't miss a visit to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Koper trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Koper sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Classes Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Piran, Hrastovlje, Izola, Škocjan Caves, Museo Militare Di Pivka
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

8
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Spa Park, Bled Castle, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Koper in June, expect little chillier with lows of 14°C in Ljubljana. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Pungert With Two Towers and the Church, Vintgar Gorge
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

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