61 days in Slovenia Itinerary

61 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Solčava
— 2 nights
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Maribor
— 8 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 4 nights
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Bovec
— 5 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 4 nights
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Koper
— 9 nights
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Ljubljana
— 28 nights

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Solčava — 2 nights

Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Solčava: Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Logar Valley Landscape Park, admire the verdant scenery at Robanov Kot, cruise along Solčava Panoramic Road, and explore the fascinating underground world of Snow Cave.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Solčava trip site.

Ljubljana to Solčava is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 8 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Laško (Lasko Museum & Laško Spa Park), Green Gold Beer Fountain (in Žalec) and Ptuj (Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, Orpheus Monument, &more). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery, walk around City Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor day trip planner.

Getting from Solčava to Maribor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 4 nights

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Step out of Bohinjsko Jezero to go to Mojstrana and see Pocar Farm, which is approximately 42 minutes away. On the 7th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, and examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Maribor, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bohinjsko Jezero, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 5 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rateče (Planica Valley & Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline), Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, &more) and Tolmin (Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, Tolmin Castle, &more). There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, and appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bovec day trip planner.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 4 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nova Gorica: Štanjel (Ferrari Garden & Štanjel Castle), Darovi Vipavske (in Ajdovščina) and Vipava (Vina Povh & Kamp Tura). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, take some stellar pictures from Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), don't miss a visit to Gonjače Viewing Tower, and sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in October, with highs in Nova Gorica at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Koper.
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Koper — 9 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koper: Divača Cave (in Divača), Pivka Park of Military History (in Pivka) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, admire the striking features of Casa Veneziana, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Koper online travel route planner.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 28 nights

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 Kranj (St. Jošt Church, St. Kancijan Church, &more), Gradisko Lake (in Lukovica) and Bled (Huberto Siroka atelje, Zipline, &more). Spend the 16th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana road trip planning app.

Getting from Koper to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Koper in October, with highs in Ljubljana at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.
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