50 days in Slovenia Itinerary

50 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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50 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Maribor
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bovec
— 8 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Nova Gorica
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Koper
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ljubljana
— 14 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Jeddah

7
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 95,500 inhabitants in 2016. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Church of Sv. Roka (in Smarje Pri Jelsah), The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary (in Dobrna) and Mine Museum (in Mezica). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, learn about winemaking at Ramsak Winery, pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Maribor is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Jeddah to Maribor. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Jeddah in September, with highs in Maribor at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Ptuj, Celje, Zgornja Kungota, Mine Museum, The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary
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Basilika Mariahilf ©
Basilika Mariahilf
Jeruzalem Church ©
Jeruzalem Church
Mine Museum ©
Mine Museum

7
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 out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Pocar Farm (in Mojstrana), Mount Blegos (in Skofja Loka) and Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas (in Spodnja Sorica). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, fly down the slopes at Vogel Ski Center, admire the sheer force of Waterfall Savica, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Triglav.

Before you visit Bohinjsko Jezero, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. When traveling from Maribor in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Bohinjsko Jezero, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. You will leave for Bovec on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjska Bistrica, Srednja vas v Bohinju, Mojstrana, Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, Mount Blegos
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 26:
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel Ski Center ©
Vogel Ski Center
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica

8
nights
Bovec

Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volce), Tolmin (Kozlov Rob, Tolmin Gorge, & more) and Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta). Next up on the itinerary: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Kozjak, stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej).

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec travel route planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kobarid, Tolmin, The Source of Soca River, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 4:
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

7
nights
Nova Gorica

Nova Gorica ©
Nova Gorica is a town and a municipality in western Slovenia, on the border with Italy. Explore Nova Gorica's surroundings by going to Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps (in Kranjska Gora), Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje) and Archeological Park Divje babe (in Cerkno). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Isonzo, do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar, and stroll around Razgledni stolp Gonjače.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Nova Gorica trip simple and quick.

Getting from Bovec to Nova Gorica by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Bovec in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Nova Gorica: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Kojsko, Stanjel, Dobrovo, Vipava, Isonzo
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Isonzo ©
Isonzo
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Ferrari Garden ©
Ferrari Garden

6
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. Explore Koper's surroundings by going to Divaska jama (in Divaca) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Skocjan Caves, sample the fine beverages at Histria Botanica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. George, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Koper day trip planning website .

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Piran, Izola, Hrastovlje, Portoroz, The Socerb Castle
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 17:
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Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Ojstrica, Lake Bled, & more). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljanski Grad, don't miss a visit to Preseren Square, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Koper in October; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 18°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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