22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner

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Make it your trip
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Bled
— 5 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Venture out of the city with trips to Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist & Lake Bohinj) and Three Country Border (in Rateče). Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Vintgar Gorge, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and explore and take pictures at Mala Osojnica.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary maker app.

Dublin, Ireland to Bled is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Bled. Traveling from Dublin in May, expect nights in Bled to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 10 — 15:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Šmartno (in Kojsko), Solkan Bridge (in Solkan) and Magma X (in Nova Gorica). There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, and steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem).

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec online road trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Bovec sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 19:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Socerb Castle (in Črni Kal). And it doesn't end there: explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, and take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Piran journey planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in May: high temperatures in Piran hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 19 — 22:

Postojna

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Postojna: Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel), Winestronaut (in Ajdovščina) and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery, make a trip to Museo Militare Di Pivka, and see the interesting displays at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Postojna sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Piran to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Postojna when traveling from Piran in May, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 22 — 27:

Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Spend the 31st (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, visit Metelkova, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 27 — 31:

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.