22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Ljutomer
— 2 nights
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Sevnica
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Lipica
— Few hours
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Škocjan
— 1 night
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10
Koper
— 1 night
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11
Izola
— 2 nights
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12
Piran
— 3 nights
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Štanjel
— Few hours
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14
Bovec
— 2 nights
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Trenta
— 1 night
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Bled

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 Mala Osojnica as well as Vintgar Gorge. On the 8th (Sat), hike along Vintgar Gorge and then trek along Mala Osojnica. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Triglav National Park and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bled trip builder.

Friedrichshafen, Germany to Bled is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In May in Bled, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 8 — 10:

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Bohinjska Bistrica

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
On the 10th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjska Bistrica driving holiday website.

Bohinjska Bistrica is just a stone's throw from Bled. In May in Bohinjska Bistrica, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 10 — 11:

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Ljubljana

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 11th (Tue): wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana day trip app.

Traveling by car from Bohinjska Bistrica to Ljubljana takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 11 — 12:

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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): walk around Three Ponds, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, make a trip to Maribor Synagogue, then explore the ancient world of Water Tower, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Ptuj City Tower, see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, don't miss a visit to Main Square of Maribor, then don't miss a visit to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Maribor travel planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Maribor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Ljutomer.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 12 — 14:

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Ljutomer

Ljutomer is a town in northeastern Slovenia, some 40 km east of Maribor. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist’s Church, do a tasting at Wineries & Vineyards, pause for some serene contemplation at Jeruzalem Church, then examine the collection at Krapje Beekeeping Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument to Victory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Farm Firbas, steep yourself in history at Grandmother's Mill, see the interesting displays at Synagogue Lendava, then take in panoramic vistas at Vinarium Tower, and finally admire the natural beauty at Tropical Garden Slovenia.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ljutomer trip planner.

Getting from Maribor to Ljutomer by car takes about an hour. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Sevnica.

Things to do in Ljutomer

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 16:

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Sevnica

Sevnica is a town on the left bank of the Sava River in central Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then step into the grandiose world of Podsreda Castle. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Pleterje Charterhouse Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Pleterje Open-Air Museum, then Head underground at Kostanjevica Cave, and finally explore the historical opulence of Raka Castle.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sevnica route builder site.

You can drive from Ljutomer to Sevnica in 2 hours. May in Sevnica sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Sevnica

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 16 — 18:

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Postojna

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.
On the 18th (Tue), stop by Guštarna, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje, then explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave, and finally explore the activities along Cerknica Lake.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna trip planner.

You can drive from Sevnica to Postojna in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 18 — 19:

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Lipica

Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Lipica trip planner.

Lipica is very close to Postojna. Traveling from Postojna in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Lipica, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Škocjan.

Things to do in Lipica

Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip

1
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Škocjan

Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
On the 19th (Wed), Head underground at Škocjan Caves. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanos Plateau.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Škocjan trip planner.

Škocjan is just a short distance from Lipica. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Škocjan

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 19 — 20:

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Koper

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Koper travel route planner.

Koper is just a short distance from Škocjan. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off to Izola.

Things to do in Koper

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries
Find places to stay May 20 — 21:

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Izola

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurus, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Besenghi Degli Ughi Palace. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Villa on Republic Square, examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, take in the exciting artwork at Manzioli Square, then explore the ancient world of Krkavče Stone, then get engrossed in the history at Tonina House, and finally get outside with Šalet Tunnel.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Izola trip planner.

Izola is very close to Koper. In May, daytime highs in Izola are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sun) before leaving for Piran.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 23:

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Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Piran is known for historic sites, childrens museums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Piran route maker tool.

Piran is very close to Izola. In May, daytime highs in Piran are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Štanjel.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 23 — 26:

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Štanjel

Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Štanjel day trip app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Štanjel takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Štanjel can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Štanjel

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 26 — 27:

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Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bovec sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Štanjel to Bovec takes 2 hours. Traveling from Štanjel in May, things will get little chillier in Bovec: highs are around 20°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Trenta.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 26 — 28:

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Trenta

Trenta is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the traditional Gorizia region in western Slovenia.It lies on the upper Soča river in the Goriška region, the northern part of the Slovene Littoral, along the road from Bovec up to Vršič Pass. On the 28th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Trenta planner.

Trenta is just a stone's throw from Bovec. In May, daytime highs in Trenta are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Trenta

Parks
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:
Highlights from your trip

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.