21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice Treviso, Train to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Drive to Bovec
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Valletta

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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Isonzo as well as Soča Valley. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then make a trip to Bridge of Napoleon, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Isonzo, then learn about winemaking at Bjana, then learn about winemaking at Klet Brda, and finally make a trip to Predil Pass.

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Valletta, Malta to Bovec is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, train, and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Valletta in May, with highs in Bovec at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 13 — 15:

Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, then explore the activities along Lake Jasna, then look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Kranjska Gora takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 17:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 3 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 18th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Triglav, and then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online trip builder.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll travel to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 17 — 20:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bled Island as well as Bled Castle. On the 20th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then stroll through Vintgar Gorge, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally stroll through Straža Bled. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Bled.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bled road trip planning app.

Bled is very close to Bohinjsko Jezero. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ptuj.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 20 — 22:

Ptuj

— 2 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Dominican Monastery, pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, then get to know the fascinating history of Lavender Farm Haloze, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, and finally steep yourself in history at Castle Štatenberg.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ptuj trip builder website.

Getting from Bled to Ptuj by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 24th (Thu), you're off to Maribor.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:

Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 24th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, then see the interesting displays at Maribor Regional Museum, and then see where the action happens at Stadion Ljudski vrt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Europark Maribor, walk around Three Ponds, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Maribor trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Maribor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will leave for Postojna on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

Postojna

— 2 nights
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 26th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Toplar Double Hayrack, Head underground at Postojna Cave, then examine the collection at Kebe Museum of Lake Cerknica, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna road trip planning site.

You can drive from Maribor to Postojna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 28:

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 28th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dragonja, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace. On your second day here, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Piran Aquarium, then contemplate the long history of Muda Gate, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 13°C. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 28 — 30:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Popular historic sites such as Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Cathedral of St. Nicholas are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Old Town and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. There's much more to do: take in the views from Triple Bridge, walk around Tivoli Park, stop by Old Town Souvenirs, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Enigmarium.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour planner.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ljubljana, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Adventure
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 2:

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.