25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Maribor
— 3 nights
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Stahovica
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zgornje Gorje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Škofja Loka Castle. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cross Cave. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. April in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:

Maribor

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ptuj Castle and Žiče Charterhouse. Visit Prešernova Street and Trg Svobode Square for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God (in Ptuj) and Celje Regional Museum (in Celje). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Old Vine House, do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May in Maribor, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Stahovica.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 3 — 6:

Stahovica

— 3 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Get in touch with nature at Velika Planina and Gradisko Lake. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Grom Motorcycle Museum and Zaprice Castle. Step out of Stahovica with an excursion to Roman Necropolis in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Immaculate Conception, play a few rounds at Golf Arboretum, and see the interesting displays at Preskar Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Stahovica trip builder tool.

Drive from Maribor to Stahovica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Stahovica

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 6 — 9:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. George's Church and Walls of Piran. Get some historical perspective at Church of St. Maurus and St. Nicholas Church. There's still lots to do: engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka, see the interesting displays at Hitchhikers Museum, and make a trip to Tartini Square.

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

Traveling by car from Stahovica to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Stahovica in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 12:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like River Rafting & Tubing and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem). Get a sense of the local culture at Kobarid Museum and Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Go for a jaunt from Bovec to Tolmin to see Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, make a trip to Predil Pass, get the adrenaline pumping with Positive Sport, and explore the activities along Source of the Soča River.

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You can drive from Piran to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In May, Bovec is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 12 — 16:

Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the winter wonderland with Ski School Kekec - Day Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, and then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, steep yourself in history at Katr's House, then make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, and finally see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

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You can drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zgornje Gorje.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 16 — 18:

Zgornje Gorje

— 2 nights
Nestled in a green valley and surrounded by rolling hills, Zgornje Gorje is dominated by the spire of the parish church in the center of the village.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, examine the collection at Pocar Farm, and then stroll through Vintgar Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, take an in-depth tour of Jesenice Upper Sava Museum, and then relax in the rural setting at Kmetija Pr' Kolenc.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zgornje Gorje tour website.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Zgornje Gorje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Zgornje Gorje

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 18 — 20:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Popular historic sites such as St. Martin's Parish Church and Church of St John the Baptist are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bled Castle and Bled Island. Go for a jaunt from Bled to Bohinjsko Jezero to see Lake Bohinj about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Straža Bled, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, try for a hole-in-one at Adventure Minigolf Panorama, and take in the exciting artwork at Škrlovec Tower.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip maker website.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Zgornje Gorje. May in Bled sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 20 — 24:

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.