16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  30 h
1
Zgornja Kungota
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Koper
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Sydney

1
day
Zgornja Kungota

Zgornja Kungota ©
Zgornja Kungota is a village and the seat of the Municipality of Kungota in the western part of the Slovene Hills (Slovenske gorice) in northeastern Slovenia.The parish church in the village, from which the settlement gets its name, is dedicated to Saint Cunigunde and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Maribor. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): try to win big at Casino Mond, then look for gifts at Vino Valdhuber, and then do a tasting at Vino Gaube.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Zgornja Kungota driving holiday tool.

Sydney, Australia to Zgornja Kungota is an approximately 31- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Zgornja Kungota to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Zgornja Kungota

Fun & Games Casinos Wineries

Side Trip

Casino Mond
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Casino Mond ©
Casino Mond
Vino Gaube ©
Vino Gaube

2
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.
On the 12th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Franja Partisan Hospital, then stop by Lectarski Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Hostages/ Muzej Talcev, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planning site.

Getting from Zgornja Kungota to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Zgornja Kungota in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bohinjsko Jezero: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Franja Partisan Hospital, Museum of Hostages/ Muzej Talcev, Lectarski Museum, Triglav National Park
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Museum of Hostages/ Muzej Talcev ©
Museum of Hostages/ Muzej Talcev

3
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Take a break from the city and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Virje Waterfall. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Vinoteka Brda (in Dobrovo). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, and explore the activities along The Source of Soca River.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Wildlife Adventure

Side Trips

Kobarid, Planica Valley, The Source of Soca River, Vinoteka Brda, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
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Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
River Rafting & Tubing
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum

3
nights
Koper

Koper
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. George's Church and Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum. Step out of Koper with an excursion to Štanjel Castle in Štanjel--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, do a tasting at Vinakoper, and browse the different shops at Park Center Koper.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Koper trip planning website.

You can 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 August, with highs in Koper at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Piran, Svetilnik Beach, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Štanjel Castle
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St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve

4
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Old Town and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Explore hidden gems such as Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Parasailing & Paragliding. Venture out of the city with trips to Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio (in Kranj), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Guštarna) and Rakov Skocjan Valley (in Rakek). Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Ljubljana Central Market, look for gifts at SMILE Concept Store, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, Ljubljana is little chillier than Koper - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Postojna, Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio, Old Town Centre of Radovljica, Rakov Skocjan Valley
Highlights from your plan
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas

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