36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

36 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Ljubljana
— 11 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
2
Maribor
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Koper
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: London

11
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Prince's Palace (in Celje), Kranj (Tollhouse (Mitnicarska hisa) & Prešeren Grove) and Belokranjski Muzej (in Metlika). The adventure continues: Head underground at Postojna Cave, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ljubljana is 1 hour. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Ljubljana are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Postojna Cave, Prince's Palace, Ecomuseum of the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah), Velenje (The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia & Tito Statue) and The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary (in Dobrna). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, do a tasting at Ramšak Winery, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, and examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ptuj, Celje, Velenje, Podčetrtek, Ravne na Koroškem
Highlights from your plan
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Ramšak Winery ©
Ramšak Winery

6
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: Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel), Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Vipava River Spring (in Vipava). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper day trip website.

Drive from Maribor to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Maribor in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Koper: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Piran, Portorož, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Ferrari Garden, Predjama Castle
Highlights from your plan
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

4
nights
Kobarid

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Get out of town with these interesting Kobarid side-trips: Soča Fun Park (in Solkan), Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bovec) and Magma X (in Nova Gorica). The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and make a trip to Italian Charnel House.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kobarid road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Koper to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, Kobarid is little chillier than Koper - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bovec, Nova Gorica, Tolmin Gorge, Bjana
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta), Mount Triglav (in Mojstrana) and Mount Blegoš (in Škofja Loka). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmecica, and stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana, Kamniška Bistrica Valley, Mount Triglav, Mount Blegoš
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall
Parasailing & Paragliding

5
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
When in Kranjska Gora, make a side trip to see Peričnik Waterfall in Mojstrana, approximately Mojstrana away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Nadiza, get outside with Kranjska Gora Bike Park, and don't miss a visit to Prisank Mountain Window.

Discover how to plan a Kranjska Gora trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Peričnik Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu ©
Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu

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