11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner
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Drive
1
Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Rogaška Slatina
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
4
Portorož
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Bled
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Klagenfurt, Fly to Vienna

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Ptuj — 2 nights

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ptuj City Tower as well as Prešernova Street. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street and then enjoy breathtaking views from Ptuj City Tower. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Ptuj City Tower, see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, and finally make a trip to Church of St. George.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ptuj road trip planning app.

Vienna, Austria to Ptuj is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In May in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Rogaška Slatina.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Rogaška Slatina — 2 nights

Rogaska Slatina is well known for its spa and curative mineral water rich in magnesium.
You've now added Rogaška Glassworks to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Rogaška Slatina: Lake Šmartno (in Celje) and Brežice Castle (in Brežice). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, try out the rides at Thermal Park Aquluna, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and examine the collection at Ana's Mansion.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rogaška Slatina tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Ptuj to Rogaška Slatina in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Spas
Side Trips
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Ljubljana — 1 night

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): snap pictures at Dragon Bridge and then snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ljubljana visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Rogaška Slatina to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.
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Portorož — 1 night

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Portorož trip app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Portorož, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.
Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Kobarid — 2 nights

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kobarid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Portorož in May: high temperatures in Kobarid hover around 20°C and lows are around 8°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Bled.
Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature
Side Trip
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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally trek along Mala Osojnica.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Kobarid to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Bled sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours
Side Trips
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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.