18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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18 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Leeds
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Koper
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Maribor
— 2 nights
shuttle:  1​h 30​min
5
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
End: Leeds

1
night
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 2nd (Sun), admire the sheer force of Waterfall Savica, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Leeds, UK to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Leeds to Bohinjsko Jezero. When traveling from Leeds in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bohinjsko Jezero: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Adventure
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica

3
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of Bovec with an excursion to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Soca Valley, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bovec trip planner .

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Kozjak Waterfalls, Tolmin Gorge
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

3
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Explore Koper's surroundings by going to Wine Tours & Tastings (in Dobravlje), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Skocjan Caves, tour the pleasant surroundings at Portoroz Beach, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and steep yourself in history at The Rotunda of St John the Baptist.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Koper sightseeing planner.

Getting from Bovec to Koper by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in August, with highs in Koper at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Koper

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Piran, Portoroz Beach, Skocjan Caves, Lipica Stud Farm, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, then examine the collection at Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), and finally explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle. On the next day, ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take in the dramatic natural features at Piramida (Pyramid Hill), and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip planner.

Drive from Koper to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Koper in August, Maribor is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step out of Ljubljana to go to Postojna and see Postojna Cave, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Triple Bridge, make a trip to Preseren Square, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planning tool .

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Postojna Cave
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Wasserfall Pericnik, then appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec, then identify plant and animal life at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, and finally don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of The Martuljek waterfalls, identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then get outside with Ski School Kekec - Day Adventures, and finally explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kranjska Gora online trip maker .

You can drive from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

The Martuljek waterfalls, 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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