51 days in Slovenia Itinerary

51 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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51 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Piran
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Nova Gorica
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Bovec
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Maribor
— 9 nights
shuttle:  1​h 30​min
6
Ljubljana
— 16 nights
End: Ljubljana

6
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Museum-lovers will get to explore Military Museum Tabor and Loza Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Sergej Masera Maritime Museum (Pomorski muzej) and Manziolijeva palaca. Venture out of the city with trips to Vinakras Sezana (in Sezana), The Socerb Castle (in Crni Kal) and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje).

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip itinerary tool .

Ljubljana to Piran is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Ljubljana in March, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Koper, Izola, Strunjan, Portoroz, The Socerb Castle
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Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower

6
nights
Nova Gorica

Nova Gorica ©
Nova Gorica is a town and a municipality in western Slovenia, on the border with Italy. You'll explore and learn at Topilnica Hg and Razgledni stolp Gonjače. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vino Zorz and Wines Jamsek. Get out of town with these interesting Nova Gorica side-trips: Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje), Vipava (Petric Winery & Dvorec Zemono) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, learn about all things military at Idrija War Museum, explore the historical opulence of Gewerkenegg Castle, and head outdoors with Magma X.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nova Gorica trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Piran to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries Museums Tours

Side Trips

Idrija, Dobrovo, Vipava, Kojsko, Isonzo
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Isonzo ©
Isonzo
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery ©
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery
Gewerkenegg Castle ©
Gewerkenegg Castle

7
nights
Bovec

Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. Get a sense of the local culture at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej) and Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary. Get in touch with nature at Lake Jasna and Planica Nordic Centre. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Planica Valley (in Ratece), Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Kranjska Gora (Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, & more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat, stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfalls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec day trip app .

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nova Gorica in March; daily highs in Bovec reach 11°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Kobarid, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), Tolmin Gorge, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 20:
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Zipline
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej) ©
Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej)

6
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.
Visiting Vogel Ski Center and Parasailing & Paragliding will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Franja Hospital and Succursal Church Of The Holy Spirit By The Lake. Change things up with these side-trips from Bohinjsko Jezero: Mojstrana (The North face of Triglav & Slovenian Alpine Museum), Mount Blegos (in Skofja Loka) and Pr Katr in Dovje (in Dovje). Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Mostnica Gorge. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the awesome beauty at Triglav, and get great views at Prsivec.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mojstrana, Tolmin, Franja Partisan Hospital, Pr Katr in Dovje, Mount Blegos
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Vogel Ski Center ©
Vogel Ski Center
Pr Katr in Dovje ©
Pr Katr in Dovje
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist

9
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 95,500 inhabitants in 2016. Celje Castle and Zicka Kartuzija will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Galerija-Muzej Lendava and The Posavje museum Brezice. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Celje (Museum of Recent History Celje & Pokrajinski muzej Celje), Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360 (in Catez ob Savi) and Spas & Wellness (in Podcetrtek). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), admire the masterpieces at Velenje Museum, do a tasting at Winery Marof, and get a new perspective on nature at Vulkanija Adventure Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip planner .

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 March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Celje, Zgornja Kungota, Brežice Castle, Vulkanija Adventure Park, Hell Cave
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Lendava Castle ©
Lendava Castle
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad) ©
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad)

16
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bozidar Jakac Art Museum and Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja). Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Layer House and Galerija Fotografija. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna Caves (in Postojna), Belokranjski Muzej (in Metlika) and Bled (Lake Bled, Triglav National Park, & more). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at Ljubljana Castle, examine the collection at Dezela Kozolcev, stop by Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio, and fly down the slopes at Krvavec.

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You can drive from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. April in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Radovljica, Kranj, Pivka, Krvavec
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Radovljica Old Town ©
Radovljica Old Town

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