22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Piran
— 3 nights
2
Bovec
— 3 nights
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
4
Maribor
— 3 nights
5
Ljubljana
— 11 nights

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Magical World of Shells Museum and St. George's Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Portorož Beach and Tartini's House. Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, and admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip builder app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Piran is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In May, Piran is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kobarid Museum and Cheese Museum of Kobarid. Visiting Zipline and Vršič Pass will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: The Russian Chapel (in Kranjska Gora) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, and appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bovec road trip planning website.

You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in May, with highs in Bovec at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobarid, Kranjska Gora, Tolmin Gorge
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass

1
night
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 22nd (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then examine the collection at Oplen House Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero holiday planning tool.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum

3
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Head to Lendava Castle and Vino Valdhuberfor some retail therapy. Let the collections at Ptuj Castle and Old Vine House capture your imagination. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Spas (in Podčetrtek), Plečnik's Church (in Bogojina) and Celje Castle (in Celje). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Velenje Beach and appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor journey planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May in Maribor, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ptuj, Spas, Plečnik's Church, Celje Castle, Vino Valdhuber
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Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Spas

11
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Head to Ljubljana Central Market and The Jakopic Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ljubljana Old Town and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Dali, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, step into the grandiose world of Škofja Loka Castle, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, and kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

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Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Postojna, Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, Božidar Jakac Art Museum
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica