22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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

7
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Bled (Inter Games Bled, Bled Island, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, visit Metelkova, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana online journey planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge, Postojna Cave
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem), Ptuj (Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God & Prešernova Street) and Green Gold Beer Fountain (in Žalec). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, do a tasting at Ramšak Winery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Maribor trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Celje, Ptuj, Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, Laško Spa Park, Green Gold Beer Fountain
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Prešernova Street ©
Prešernova Street
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Botanical Garden of University of Maribor ©

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.
On the 26th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, trek along Golden Horn Fairyland, thenadmire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Pocar Farm and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Triglav.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Getting from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Maribor in May, expect nights in Bohinjsko Jezero to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mojstrana, Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Three Country Border (in Rateče), Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, &more). There's lots more to do: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bovec online tour planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bovec are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Kobarid, Tolmin Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

2
nights
Nova Gorica

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and then head outdoors with Magma X. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Sabotin Park Miru and then do a tasting at Bjana.

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You can drive from Bovec to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in May, with highs in Nova Gorica at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Bjana, Wine Tours & Tastings, Sabotin Park Miru
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Magma X ©
Magma X
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery ©
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery

3
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Go for a jaunt from Koper to Postojna to see Predjama Castle about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, partake in some friendly competition at Creative Ways, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Koper trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koper

Classes Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Piran, Hrastovlje, Park Pietro Coppo, Škocjan Caves, Predjama Castle
Highlights from your plan
Histria Botanica ©
Histria Botanica
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

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