16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  33​h
1
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Koper
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 95,500 inhabitants in 2016. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas & Wellness and Zicka Kartuzija. Get some historical perspective at Celje Castle and Church of Sv. Roka. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Winery Marof (in Mackovci) and Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Dveri Pax Winery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral (Church of St John the Baptist), and get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Maribor trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Maribor is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central European Time is minus 9 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Maribor hover around 19°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Church of Sv. Roka, Zicka Kartuzija, Dveri Pax Winery, Jeruzalem Church, Winery Marof
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Dveri Pax Winery ©
Dveri Pax Winery
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Jasna and Tolmin Gorge. Get some historical perspective at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat and Church of St John the Baptist. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Javorca, Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit (in Tolmin) and Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps (in Kranjska Gora). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfalls, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Denkmal Am Predilpass.

Make your Bovec itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Maribor to Bovec in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Maribor, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bovec, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tolmin, Kranjska Gora, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat, Kozjak Waterfalls
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Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna
River Rafting & Tubing
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps

2
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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make a trip to Church of the Holy Maurus, enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Nature Park Strunjan, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. George. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, Head underground at Skocjan Caves, then pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, and finally make a trip to The Socerb Castle.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Koper journey planning tool .

Drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in April, with highs in Koper at 21°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Izola, Skocjan Caves, Nature Park Strunjan, The Socerb Castle, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Nature Park Strunjan ©
Nature Park Strunjan

6
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja) and Parasailing & Paragliding. Visiting Lake Bled and Postojna Caves will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Franja Hospital (in Cerkno), Radovljica Old Town (in Radovljica) and Bled (Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Maria & Bled Castle (Blejski Grad)). Dedicate the 29th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zupnija Ljubljana - Podutik.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Koper in April since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna Caves, Radovljica Old Town, Franja Hospital
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled

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