37 days in Slovenia Itinerary

37 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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37 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Ljubljana
— 11 nights
shuttle:  1​h 30​min
2
Maribor
— 8 nights
3
Koper
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bovec
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h
End: Cairo

11
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Take a break from the city and head to Kralov Med and Parasailing & Paragliding. Ljubljana Castle and Bled Castle (Blejski Grad) will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna Caves (in Postojna) and Bled (Lake Bled, Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar), & more). Dedicate the 5th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Fotografija, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerija Hest, see the interesting displays at Slovene Ethnographic Museum, and have fun and explore at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary maker website .

Cairo, Egypt to Ljubljana is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Ljubljana is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Cairo in May; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna Caves
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Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Ljubljanski Grad ©
Ljubljanski Grad

8
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 95,500 inhabitants in 2016. Get in touch with nature at Velenje beach and Pekrska Gorca. Get some historical perspective at Jeruzalem Church and Church of St. Elizabeth. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Vulkanija Adventure Park (in Gornji Grad), Rogatec Open Air Museum (in Rogatec) and The Posavje museum Brezice (in Brezice). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Vino Valdhuber, examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, take an in-depth tour of Velenje Museum, and view the masterpieces at Museum Slovenj Gradec.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. May in Maribor sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Celje, Ptuj, Velenje, Slovenj Gradec, Vino Valdhuber
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Brežice Castle ©
Brežice Castle
Jeruzalem Church ©
Jeruzalem Church
Winery Marof ©
Winery Marof

6
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. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Predjama Castle and Kidriceva ulica. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Svetilnik Beach and Portoroz Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koper: Vino Zorz (in Slap), Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Pivka (Park vojaske zgodovine Pivka & Eco-museum of the Pivka intermittent lakes). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Skocjan Caves, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, identify plant and animal life at Naravni rezervat Škocjanski zatok, and learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Koper trip planning tool .

Drive from Maribor to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Koper, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Piran, Izola, Pivka, Strunjan, Military Museum Tabor
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Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©

5
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. Liznjekova house and Razgledni stolp Gonjače will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Outdoor Museum Kolovrat and Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery for their historical value. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Bjana (in Dobrovo), Planica Valley (in Ratece) and Kranjska Gora (Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, Zelenci Nature Reserve, & more). And it doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Sabotin, explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and take in the dramatic scenery at Virje Waterfall.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bovec online travel route planner .

Getting from Koper to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Koper in May, with highs in Bovec at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Kobarid, Sabotin, Tolmin Gorge, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
River Rafting & Tubing
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna

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.
Get outdoors at Lake Bohinj and The North face of Triglav. You'll explore and learn at Slovenian Alpine Museum and Topilnica Hg. Venture out of the city with trips to Tolmin Museum (in Tolmin) and Idrija (Fonderia di Mercurio, Idrija War Museum, & more). Spend the 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Mostnica Gorge. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Vogel Ski Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Javorca, Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and examine the collection at Gorenjski Muzej.

To find photos and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero online vacation planner .

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Idrija, Tolmin, Mojstrana, Gorenjski Muzej, Church of St John the Baptist
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Slovenian Alpine Museum ©
Slovenian Alpine Museum
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel Ski Center ©
Vogel Ski Center

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