54 days in Slovenia & Calabria Itinerary

54 days in Slovenia & Calabria Itinerary

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54 days in Slovenia & Calabria Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Solčava, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  11 h
2
Civita, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Cosenza, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Tropea, Italy
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Reggio Calabria, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive:  12 h
6
Piran, Slovenia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Bovec, Slovenia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 10 nights
End: Ljubljana, Slovenia

3
nights
Solčava, Slovenia

Solčava ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Landscape park Logar Valley and Velika Planina. Change things up with these side-trips from Solcava: Plecnik Monument (in Crna na Koroskem), Mine Museum (in Mezica) and Ravne na Koroskem (Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces & Carinthian Regional Museum).

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Solcava attractions planner .

Ljubljana to Solcava is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Civita.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Velenje, Ravne na Koroškem, Church of St. Elizabeth, Plecnik Monument, Mine Museum
Highlights from your plan
Landscape park Logar Valley ©
Landscape park Logar Valley
Velika Planina ©
Velika Planina
Hell Cave ©
Hell Cave

5
nights
Civita, Italy

Civita ©
Civita is a hilltown and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Get in touch with nature at Setteventi del Pollino and Cozzo del Pellegrino. Explore Civita's surroundings by going to Laino Borgo (River Rafting & Tubing & Parco Avventura Gioia), Faro Capo Trionto (in Rossano) and Orsomarso (Valle dell'Argentino & Valle del Mercure). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Maria Assunta, make a trip to Parco Della Lavanda, take in the dramatic natural features at Grotta del Romito, and snap pictures at Il ponte del diavolo.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Civita visit planner .

You can drive from Solcava to Civita in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cosenza.

Things to do in Civita

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Orsomarso, Castrovillari, Laino Borgo, Parco Della Lavanda, Cozzo del Pellegrino
Highlights from your plan
Valle dell'Argentino ©
Valle dell'Argentino
River Rafting & Tubing
Grotta del Romito ©
Grotta del Romito

7
nights
Cosenza, Italy

Cosenza ©
Cosenza is a city in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Centro Sub Scalea. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cosenza: Santuario di San Francesco di Paola (in Paola), Sila National Park (in San Giovanni in Fiore) and Battistero (in Santa Severina). There's still lots to do: get outside with Scogliera Di Cirella, Head underground at Grotta Azzurra, explore the activities along Lago Ampollino, and explore and take pictures at Caseifico Artigianale Paese.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cosenza trip app .

Traveling by car from Civita to Cosenza takes 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tropea.

Things to do in Cosenza

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Scogliera Di Cirella, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Santuario di San Francesco di Paola, Monte Cocuzzo, Battistero
Highlights from your plan
Sila National Park ©
Sila National Park
Monte Cocuzzo ©
Monte Cocuzzo
Centro Sub Scalea ©
Centro Sub Scalea

6
nights
Tropea, Italy

Tropea ©
Tropea is a municipality located within the province of Vibo Valentia, in Calabria (southern Italy).The town is a famous bathing place, situated on a reef, in the gulf of St. Escape the urban bustle at Tropea Beach and La Scialata. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tropea: Gerace (Chiesa di San Giovannello & Le Bombarde), Parco delle Rimembranze (in Vibo Valentia) and Cirimingiano (in Badolato). There's much more to do: get outside with Lido Solesi, identify plant and animal life at Parco di Villa Vittoria, get engrossed in the history at Creazioni Artistiche Il Faro, and make a trip to Il Gigante di Curinga.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Tropea trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cosenza to Tropea takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Tropea, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Tropea

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Capo Vaticano, Gerace, Badolato, Frantoio Mafrica, La Scialata
Highlights from your plan
Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Capo Vaticano ©
Capo Vaticano
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
nights
Reggio Calabria, Italy

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. Step out of the city life by going to Villa Comunale Giuseppe Mazzini and Parco Nazionale dell'Aspromonte. Explore Reggio Calabria's surroundings by going to Santuario della Madonna del Carmine (in Bagnara Calabra), Mulino (in Barritteri) and Scilla (Belvedere di Piazza San Rocco & Castello Ruffo di Scilla). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Cascate dell'Amendolea, get engrossed in the history at IL Museo Etnografico, examine the collection at Sentiero della Civilta Contadina, and take a stroll through Borgo Greco Galliciano.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Reggio Calabria trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tropea to Reggio Calabria takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Reggio Calabria, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Piran.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Palmi, Condofuri, Scilla, Santuario della Madonna del Carmine, Parco Nazionale dell'Aspromonte
Highlights from your plan
Cascate dell'Amendolea ©
Cascate dell'Amendolea
Parco Nazionale dell'Aspromonte ©
Parco Nazionale dell'Aspromonte
Monte Sant'Elia ©
Monte Sant'Elia

4
nights
Piran, Slovenia

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Take a break from the city and head to Skocjan Caves and Divaska jama. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Hrastovlje (Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity & Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje).

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Piran itinerary planner .

You can drive from Reggio Calabria to Piran in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Reggio Calabria in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Piran, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Wildlife Classes

Side Trips

Koper, Strunjan, Hrastovlje, Skocjan Caves, Divaska jama
Highlights from your plan
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature Park Strunjan ©
Nature Park Strunjan

4
nights
Bovec, Slovenia

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Kranjska Gora Bike Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Isonzo (in Kobarid), Kranjska Gora (Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, Lake Jasna, & more) and Planica Nordic Centre (in Ratece). There's still lots to do: trek along Slap Krampez and stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bovec road trip tool .

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Piran in May, things will get slightly colder in Bovec: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Kobarid, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Isonzo ©
Isonzo
River Rafting & Tubing

5
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia

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 in touch with nature at Lake Bohinj and Triglav. Spend the 3rd (Mon) exploring nature at Mostnica Gorge. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring the gorgeous surroundings at Waterfall Savica. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Vogel Ski Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, don't miss a visit to Monument To Four Courageous Men, and perfect your strike at Bohinj Bowling.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner .

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bohinjska Bistrica, Church of St John the Baptist, Triglav
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel Ski Center ©
Vogel Ski Center
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica

10
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Bled and Triglav National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Castle, Parasailing & Paragliding, & more) and Postojna (Postojna Caves & Predjama Castle). Dedicate the 13th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Tromostovje, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana online trip builder .

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

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