22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec — 3 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery. Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Vršič Pass. Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve & Nadiza) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, admire the sheer force of Koseč Gorges, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bovec is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In May in Bovec, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 5 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Svetilnik Beach will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Predjama Castle and St. George's Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koper: Vino Zorz (in Slap), Vina Povh (in Vipava) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve, have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Friary, and kick back and relax at Zusterna Beach.

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Drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in May: high temperatures in Koper hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Maribor.
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Maribor — 5 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Winery Marof and Plague Column. Your inner history buff will appreciate Jeruzalem Church and Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God. Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Najger Repnica Wine Cave (in Bizeljsko), Velenje Beach (in Velenje) and Ptuj (Ptuj Castle & Prešernova Street). There's lots more to do: let little ones run wild at Maribor City Park, learn about winemaking at Vino Gaube, learn more about the world around you at Vulkanija Adventure Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Trg Svobode Square.

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Drive from Koper to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 8 nights

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 Triglav National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave & The Secret Rooms of Hotel Jama), Museum of Pharmacy and Alchemy (in Radovljica) and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and wander the streets of Metelkova.

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Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.