16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia Trip Planner
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— 2 nights
— 3 nights
Lower Carniola Region
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 4 nights
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some historical perspective at Ursuline Church of the Holy Trinity and Church of St. James. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery and National Museum of Contemporary History. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Postojna to see Postojna Cave about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Dragon Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Florian's Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and get a taste of local nightlife at Križanke Summer Theatre of the Help Church.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Ljubljana, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in November, with highs in Ljubljana at 50°F and lows at 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a shuttle to Maribor.
Museums · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife
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Maribor — 3 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Visit Jeruzalem Church and Water Tower for their historical value. Ptuj Castle and Franciscan Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Terme 3000 (in Moravske Toplice), Terme Olimia (in Podčetrtek) and Murska Sobota Regional Museum (in Murska Sobota). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Maribor Regional Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Maribor day trip tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lower Carniola Region.
Museums · Spas · Historic Sites
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Lower Carniola Region — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): test the waters at Terme Čatež and then explore the historical opulence of Brežice Castle. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Vitarium Spa & Clinique and then relax and rejuvenate at Terme Krka.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Lower Carniola Region planning site.

Getting from Maribor to Lower Carniola Region by car takes about 2.5 hours. November in Lower Carniola Region sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Spas · Museums · Historic Sites
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 4 nights

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 in touch with nature at Lake Bohinj and Vogel. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Apiculture and Kropa Iron Forging Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Soča Valley (in Bovec) and Municipal Museum of Radovljica (in Radovljica). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall and examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Lower Carniola Region to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lower Carniola Region in November: highs in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 45°F, while lows dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Winter Sports
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Portorož — 2 nights

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, relax and rejuvenate at Adria Ankaran Wellness Centre, then see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Underwater Activities.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Portorož online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Portorož by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in November; daily highs in Portorož reach 59°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trips
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Slovenia travel guide

Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
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.