14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Nova Gorica
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Tolmin
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 1 night
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Kobarid
— 1 night
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Predjama
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Lucija
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Ilirska Bistrica
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Portorož
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night
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Koper
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Nova Gorica

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nova Gorica trip planner.

Rome, Italy to Nova Gorica is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Nova Gorica dip to 13°C. You will leave for Tolmin on the 14th (Sat).
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Tolmin — 1 night

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 14th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Tolmin online vacation planner.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Tolmin in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Tolmin can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bovec trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Bovec takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tolmin in May; daily highs in Bovec reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. On the 16th (Mon), you're off to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip maker website.

Kobarid is just a short distance from Bovec. In May, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. You'll set off for Kranjska Gora on the 17th (Tue).
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Kranjska Gora — 1 night

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 17th (Tue), don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora attractions planner.

Getting from Kobarid to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Bled.
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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 18th (Wed): get outside with Outdoor Activities and then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, then awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In May in Bled, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive 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.
On the 20th (Fri), stroll around Tivoli Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Predjama.
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Predjama

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. For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Predjama itinerary site.

Drive from Ljubljana to Predjama in an hour. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel 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.
To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip planning tool.

Postojna is very close to Predjama. In May, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Lucija.
Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
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Lucija

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lucija tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Postojna to Lucija in an hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Postojna in May since evenings lows in Lucija dip to 14°C. You will leave for Ilirska Bistrica on the 23rd (Mon).
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Ilirska Bistrica

Ilirska Bistrica is a town in the Inner Carniola region of southwestern Slovenia. Find out how to plan Ilirska Bistrica trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Lucija to Ilirska Bistrica in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will leave for Portorož on the 23rd (Mon).
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): soak in style at LifeClass Terme & Wellness, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Portorož itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ilirska Bistrica to Portorož in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Portorož are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then contemplate the long history of First of May Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Piran travel itinerary planner.

Piran is just a stone's throw from Portorož. May in Piran sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to take a shuttle to Koper.
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Koper — 2 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, immerse yourself in nature at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zusterna Beach, and finally stroll through Svetilnik Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Koper City Beach and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Koper trip itinerary planner.

Koper is very close to Piran. In May, daily temperatures in Koper can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back 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.