21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Solčava
— 1 night
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Divača
— 1 night
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Izola
— 3 nights
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Postojna
— 3 nights
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Idrija
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Explore hidden gems such as Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Škofja Loka Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Škofja Loka (Old School in Skofja Loka & Marian and Holy Trinity Columns). Spend the 7th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, stroll around Tivoli Park, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary tool.

Bremen, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Solčava.
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Solčava — 1 night

On the 11th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road, admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gornji Grad Cathedral, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Snow Cave.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Solčava trip tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Solčava in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. May in Solčava sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Divača.
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Divača — 1 night

On the 12th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Socerb Castle and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Divača online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Solčava to Divača in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Solčava in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Divača, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Izola.
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Izola — 3 nights

Do some cultural sightseeing at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Get some historical perspective at St. George's Church and Franciscan Monastery Kostanjevica. And it doesn't end there: have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika, make a trip to Tartini Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurus.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Izola road trip planner.

Izola is just a short distance from Divača. May in Izola sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Postojna.
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Postojna — 3 nights

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cross Cave and Muzej Ribnica. Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of St. Daniel and Snežnik Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Postojna: Štanjel (Lojze Spacal Gallery & Štanjel Castle), Ribnica (Church of Saint Stephen & Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre) and Capuchin Monastery of Vipavski Križ (in Vipavski Križ). Next up on the itinerary: explore the landscape on two wheels at Notranjski Regional Park, Head underground at Planina Cave, and look for gifts at Guštarna.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Izola to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Izola in May, Postojna is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Idrija.
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Idrija — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Hg Smeltery, examine the collection at Francis's Shaft, then delve into the distant past at Divje Babe Archaeological Park, then take in the views from Nesk's Footbridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Ana's Church on Ledinica. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, see the interesting displays at A. Primožič 1888 Lace Bobbin Collection, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Church - Žiri, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Maksim Sedej in Ziri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Gewerkenegg Castle.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Idrija journey app.

Getting from Postojna to Idrija by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Idrija can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 3 nights

Get some cultural insight at Italian Charnel House and Kobarid Museum. Visiting Soča Valley and Virje Waterfall will get you outdoors. Step out of Bovec with an excursion to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec route maker tool.

You can drive from Idrija to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 1 night

On the 24th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake Jasna, then appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and finally contemplate the long history of Katr's House.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bled.
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Bled — 3 nights

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and Triglav National Park. Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Lake Bohinj. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bled tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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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