39 days in Slovenia Itinerary

39 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Koper
— 7 nights
2
Nova Gorica
— 5 nights
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
4
Maribor
— 7 nights
5
Kostanjevica na Krki
— 2 nights
6
Ljubljana
— 14 nights

7
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Head to Planet Koper and Manzioli Squarefor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Predjama Castle and St. George's Church are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Koper: Prem Castle (in Prem), Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Vinakras Sežana (in Sežana). And it doesn't end there: stop by Nika's Tiny House, get into the urban bustle at Kidrič Street, take in the exciting artwork at Loza Gallery, and put a fun spin on your tour with Creative Ways.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Koper attractions planning app.

Valencia, Spain to Koper is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Valencia in December, plan for slightly colder days in Koper, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Piran, Hrastovlje, Portorož, Prem Castle, Manzioli Square
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve

5
nights
Nova Gorica

Nova Gorica ©
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Visit Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Jewish Cemetery for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Soča Valley (in Bovec), Kobarid (Isonzo & St Mary of the Assumption church) and Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob (in Tolmin). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and take in the views from Solkan Bridge.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nova Gorica trip planner.

You can drive from Koper to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January in Nova Gorica, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kobarid, Soča Valley, Šmartno, Winery Tilia Estate, Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob
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Lepa Vida Boutique Winery ©
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings
Winery Tilia Estate ©
Winery Tilia Estate

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 some historical perspective at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas and Church of St John the Baptist. Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Bovec (Predil Pass, Thirsty River Brewing, &more) and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit (in Tolmin). There's lots more to do: enjoy some friendly competition at Bohinj Bowling, get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and appreciate the history behind Monument To Four Courageous Men.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Nova Gorica in January, expect Bohinjsko Jezero to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bovec, Oplen House Museum, Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, Bohinj Bowling
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel ©
Vogel
Bohinj Bowling ©
Bohinj Bowling

7
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Jeruzalem Church and Žiče Charterhouse. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Vino Valdhuber and Lendava Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Ptuj (Ptuj City Tower & Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Ljutomer) and Lake Dravograd (in Dravograd). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, buy something for everyone on your list at Europark Maribor, and explore the world behind art at Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Maribor trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. January in Maribor sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Ptuj, Podčetrtek, Zgornja Kungota, Plečnik's Church, The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary
Highlights from your plan
Jeruzalem Church ©
Jeruzalem Church
Spas
Dveri Pax Winery ©
Dveri Pax Winery

2
nights
Kostanjevica na Krki

Kostanjevica na Krki ©
History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Raka Castle, thendon't miss a visit to Sevnica Castle, thenHead underground at Kostanjevica Cave, and finally explore the galleries of Božidar Jakac Art Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pleterje Open-Air Museum and then step into the grandiose world of Castle Brestanica.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kostanjevica na Krki trip planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Kostanjevica na Krki in 2 hours. In January in Kostanjevica na Krki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kostanjevica na Krki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Raka Castle, Sevnica Castle, Castle Brestanica, Pleterje Open-Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
Božidar Jakac Art Museum ©
Božidar Jakac Art Museum
Sevnica Castle ©
Sevnica Castle
Raka Castle ©
Raka Castle

14
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visit Bled Castle and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation for their historical value. Do your shopping at Extreme Angler - Sportni ribic and Tourist Information Centre - Galerija. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Bled (Lake Bled, Ojstrica, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kostanjevica na Krki to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ljubljana are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Postojna, Marian and Holy Trinity Columns, Human Fish Brewery
Find places to stay Jan 19 — Feb 2:
Highlights from your plan
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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