30 days in Slovenia Itinerary

30 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Bus to Bovec
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 4 nights
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Piran
— 4 nights
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Maribor
— 6 nights
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Solčava
— 3 nights
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Bled
— 8 nights
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Soča Valley will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Nadiza (in Kranjska Gora). There's much more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Koseč Gorges, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bovec journey planner.

London, UK to Bovec is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Bovec are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 4 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Visiting Postojna Cave and Cerknica Lake will get you outdoors. Explore Nova Gorica's surroundings by going to Postojna (The Secret Rooms of Hotel Jama, Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, &more), Cross Cave (in Grahovo) and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, make a trip to Šmartno, explore the activities along Vipava River Spring, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Nova Gorica visit planner.

Drive from Bovec to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in June, with highs in Nova Gorica at 32°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Piran.
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Piran — 4 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Step out of the city life by going to Škocjan Caves and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Golf Klub Lipica (in Lipica). There's much more to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, gain insight at St. Anne's Friary, and walk around Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Piran trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Maribor.
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Maribor — 6 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Visiting Pyramid Archaeological Site and Lovrenc Lakes will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Celje (Museum of Recent History Celje, Celje Regional Museum, &more), Green Gold Beer Fountain (in Žalec) and Hell Cave (in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, walk around Three Ponds, fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and indulge your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Maribor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Solčava.
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Solčava — 3 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Logar Valley Landscape Park and Robanov Kot. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Solčava: Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Plansarsko Jezero (in Zgornje Jezersko). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall, appreciate the history behind Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, cruise along Solčava Panoramic Road, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Mary of the Snow.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Solčava trip maker website.

You can drive from Maribor to Solčava in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Solčava are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 8 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Visiting Triglav National Park and Zipline will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall, Vogel, &more), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Vršič Pass, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, stroll through Straža Bled, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bled online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.
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