60 days in Slovenia Itinerary

60 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 16 nights
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Bovec
— 8 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 8 nights
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Koper
— 9 nights
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Maribor
— 12 nights
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Solčava
— 6 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to London

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Bled — 16 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Escape the urban bustle at Vintgar Gorge and Zipline. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bled Castle and Wine Tasting Bled. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Škofja Loka (Mount Blegoš & Škofja Loka Castle), Franja Partisan Hospital (in Cerkno) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. On the 11th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Bled Island, stroll through Straža Bled, tee off at Royal Bled Golf Course, and explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary tool.

London, UK to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Bled is 1 hour. Traveling from London in August, expect nights in Bled to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 8 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get outdoors at Zipline and Tolmin Gorge. Kobarid Museum and Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Ledine Intermittent Lake & Nadiza), Tolmin (Tolmin Museum, Tolmin Castle, &more) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, explore the activities along Soča Valley, steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bovec trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Bled to Bovec 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 on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 8 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery and Bjana are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to RockVelo and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nova Gorica: Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje), Otlica Natural Window (in Ajdovščina) and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt (in Spodnja Idrija). Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery, learn about winemaking at Vina Čotar, get outside with Magma X, and explore the historical opulence of Branik Castle.

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Drive from Bovec to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, expect Nova Gorica to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Koper.
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Koper — 9 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at Postojna Cave and Škocjan Caves. Predjama Castle and Boris Lisjak Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Koper's surroundings by going to Postojna (Karst Museum & Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama), Vinakras Sežana (in Sežana) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, learn about winemaking at Rojac Istra Slovenija Winery, take a pleasant ride with Lipica Stud Farm, and pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Koper trip planner.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Koper are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 12 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ramšak Winery and Vino Gaube. Step out of the city life by going to Najger Repnica Wine Cave and Velenje Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Grandmother's Mill (in Veržej), Ptuj (Prešernova Street, Church of St. George, &more) and Celje (Museum of Recent History Celje, The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, &more). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Vinag Wine Cellar, hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, and take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Koper to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Koper in September, with highs in Maribor at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Solčava.
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Solčava — 6 nights

Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Get outdoors at Logar Valley Landscape Park and Velika Planina. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Church of St. Mary of the Snow and Gornji Grad Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Natural Health Resort (in Kamnik), Ravne na Koroškem (Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces & Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem) and Plansarsko Jezero (in Zgornje Jezersko). And it doesn't end there: admire the verdant scenery at Robanov Kot, don't miss a visit to Sveti Duh, get great views at Solčava Panoramic Road, and see the interesting displays at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Solčava travel planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Solčava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Solčava can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.
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