17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
3
Tolmin
— 1 night
4
Piran
— 2 nights
5
Podčetrtek
— 1 night
6
Velenje
— 2 nights
7
Ljubljana
— 6 nights

2
nights
Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vršič Pass and Lake Jasna. Get in touch with nature at Zgornjesavska Valley and Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora. Get out of town with these interesting Kranjska Gora side-trips: Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery (in Log pod Mangartom) and Bovec (Predil Pass, Zipline, &more). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre, admire the sheer force of Nadiza, identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, and try your luck at Casino Korona.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora tour itinerary app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In April, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bovec, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass

2
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): push the limits with Hike&Bike Slovenia, take a pleasant ride with Ranc Mrcina, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, then delve into the distant past at Divje Babe Archaeological Park, then kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Ranc Mrcina, Thirsty River Brewing, Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, Divje Babe Archaeological Park
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Vogel ©
Vogel
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt ©
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt

1
night
Tolmin

Tolmin ©
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 6th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then test your team's savvy at Escape Inc. Kobarid, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Krampež Waterfall, and finally contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem).

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Tolmin day trip planning app.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Tolmin in 2 hours. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in April, expect Tolmin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Kobarid, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
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Tolmin Gorge ©
Tolmin Gorge
Kozjak Waterfall ©
Kozjak Waterfall
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) ©

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
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 7th (Wed): kick back and relax at Zusterna Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. On the next day, make a trip to Walls of Piran, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, stroll around Strunjan Nature Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Piran route planner.

You can drive from Tolmin to Piran in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Piran are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Portorož Beach, Svetilnik Beach
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower

1
night
Podčetrtek

Podčetrtek ©
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
On the 9th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Podsreda Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sv. Roka, identify plant and animal life at Jelenov Greben Homestead, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Podčetrtek day trip planner.

Drive from Piran to Podčetrtek in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. In April in Podčetrtek, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Velenje.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites · Spas · Wildlife

Side Trips

Podsreda Castle, Church of Sv. Roka
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Olimje Monastery ©
Olimje Monastery
Spas
Podsreda Castle ©
Podsreda Castle

2
nights
Velenje

Velenje ©
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
On the 10th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Historical Train of Celje, contemplate the long history of Prince's Palace, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, then walk around City Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Elizabeth. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Velenje Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Velenje online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Podčetrtek to Velenje takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Velenje

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Celje, Church of St. Elizabeth
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Velenje Beach ©
Velenje Beach
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Historical Train of Celje ©
Historical Train of Celje

6
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Beer Tastings & Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek), Bled (Zakladi Slovenije, Straža Bled, &more) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the different monuments and memorials at Žale Cemetery, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Velenje to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. April in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica

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