28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + train + Drive:  30​h
1
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Maribor
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Koper
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Ljubljana
— 9 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Bovec

Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Tolmin (Javorca, Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit & Tolmin Gorge) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volce). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the different monuments and memorials at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Kozjak, and make a trip to Italian Charnel House.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bovec day trip planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Bovec is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central European Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect Bovec to be a bit cooler, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Kobarid, Tolmin, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Golden Horn Fairyland and Naravno Kopalisce Lajst. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bohinjsko Jezero: Archeological Park Divje babe (in Cerkno) and Pocar Farm (in Mojstrana). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Waterfall Savica, take in the awesome beauty at Triglav, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mojstrana, Bohinjska Bistrica, Church of St John the Baptist, Naravno Kopalisce Lajst, Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel Ski Center ©
Vogel Ski Center
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica

5
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 95,500 inhabitants in 2016. Kids will appreciate attractions like Velenje beach and Zorb EKOPOOL Celje. Venture out of the city with trips to Basilika Mariahilf (in Ptuj), Mine Museum (in Mezica) and Center Noordung (in Vitanje). There's lots more to do: get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, Head underground at Hell Cave, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, and appreciate the history behind Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces.

Planning Maribor trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Maribor

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ptuj, Zorb EKOPOOL Celje, Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War, Hell Cave, Velenje beach
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Thermal Park Aquluna ©
Thermal Park Aquluna
Velenje beach ©
Velenje beach
Noordung Center ©
Noordung Center

4
nights
Koper

Koper ©
Koper is a city in southwestern Slovenia, with the other Slovenian coastal towns Ankaran, Izola, Piran, and Portorož, situated along the country's 47-kilometre coastline, in the Istrian Region, approximately five kilometres from its border with Italy. Kids will enjoy Magical World of Shells Museum and Mediadom Pyrhani. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koper: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Dobravlje), Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Sempas) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Skocjan Caves, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nature Park Strunjan.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Koper trip planner .

Getting from Maribor to Koper by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Maribor in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Koper, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Piran, Izola, Nature Park Strunjan, Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, Predjama Castle
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach

9
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Minicity Ljubljana and ZOO Ljubljana. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Lake Bled, Vintgar Gorge, & more) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). The adventure continues: have fun and explore at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, Ljubljana is slightly colder than Koper - with highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C. On the 11th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Bled, Tollhouse (Mitnicarska hisa), Postojna Cave
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ZOO Ljubljana ©
ZOO Ljubljana
Minicity Ljubljana ©
Minicity Ljubljana

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