17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
shuttle:  1​h 30​min
2
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Calgary

4
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 Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the views from Dragon Bridge (Zmajski Most), and make a trip to Preseren Square.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner .

Calgary, Canada to Ljubljana is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Calgary to Ljubljana. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in June; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 29°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Postojna
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

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.
On the 28th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Piramida (Pyramid Hill), then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and finally ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): examine the collection at Old Vine House, then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, and then examine the collection at Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad).

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip maker .

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Maribor, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Spas, Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), Celje Castle, Green Gold Beer Fountain
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Spas
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad) ©
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad)

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica), Skocjan Caves (in Skocjan) and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje).

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Piran journey planner.

Getting from Maribor to Piran by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Koper, Nature Park Strunjan, Lipica Stud Farm, Skocjan Caves, Park Pietro Coppo
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Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Kobarid

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to Italian Charnel House, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej), then take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Kozjak, and finally get outside with Isonzo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kobarid tour itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in July: high temperatures in Kobarid hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature Parks Museums
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Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls
Isonzo ©
Isonzo
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum

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 4th (Sat): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then admire the sheer force of Waterfall Savica, then don't miss a visit to Monument To Four Courageous Men, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hob nob with the locals at Bohinj Bowling, get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triglav, and finally get in on the family fun at Golden Horn Fairyland.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Bohinj Bowling, Triglav, Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum

3
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.
Take a break from Kranjska Gora with a short trip to Wasserfall Pericnik in Mojstrana, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec, admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, and make a trip to The Russian Chapel.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Peričnik Waterfall
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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna

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