11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Maribor
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
Train
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lipica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive

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Maribor — 1 night

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Maribor. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You'll set off for Ljubljana on the 9th (Sun).
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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 9th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then admire the striking features of Seminary Palace and Library, and finally stroll around Tivoli Park. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana route planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Savica Waterfall has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, find something for the whole family at Golden Horn Fairyland, stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

Before you visit Bohinjsko Jezero, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ljubljana in April: highs in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Bled.
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Bled — 1 night

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bled trip app.

Bled is very close to Bohinjsko Jezero. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 12th (Wed), you're off to Tolmin.
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Tolmin — 2 nights

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 12th (Wed), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and finally delve into the distant past at Tolmin Castle. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Krampež Waterfall, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of Koseč Gorges.

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You can take a train from Bled to Tolmin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in April, Tolmin is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lipica.
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Lipica — 2 nights

Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
On the 14th (Fri), try your luck at Grand Casino Lipica and then tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery, play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica, step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle, examine the collection at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, then expand your understanding of the military at Military Museum Tabor, and finally Head underground at Divača Cave.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lipica trip app.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Lipica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 1 night

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Tartini Square has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stroll around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, get a new perspective on nature at Mediadom Pyrhani, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Lipica to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Postojna.
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Postojna — 1 night

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, stop by Guštarna, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally explore the activities along Vipava River Spring.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Postojna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Postojna, with lows of 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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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.
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