14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stahovica
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Predjama
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Izola
— 1 night

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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally push the limits with Hike&Bike Slovenia. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Vintgar Gorge, head off the coast to Bled Island, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bled trip planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll set off for Bovec on the 12th (Thu).
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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.
Bovec is known for adventure, nature, and classes. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec tour planning site.

Drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Stahovica.
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Stahovica — 1 night

Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll around Volčji Potok Arboretum, stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Stahovica trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bovec to Stahovica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Stahovica, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

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 16th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally stroll around Tivoli Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana travel planning site.

You can drive from Stahovica to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to 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 on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Predjama.
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Predjama — 1 night

Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. On the 18th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Predjama holiday maker website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Predjama in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Piran.
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Piran trip site.

Drive from Predjama to Piran in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Piran are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the shuttle to Izola.
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Izola — 1 night

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Izola road trip planner.

Izola is just a stone's throw from Piran. May in Izola sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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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.