25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

25 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 6 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 6 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Maribor — 5 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ptuj Castle and Dveri Pax Winery. Get some historical perspective at Celje Castle and Water Tower. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Church of Sv. Roka (in Šmarje Pri Jelšah), Podčetrtek (Olimje Monastery & Spas) and Pragersko Railway Station (in Pragersko). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, examine the collection at Old Vine House, get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street, and ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Maribor driving holiday planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Maribor is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Brussels in May, you will find days in Maribor are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.
Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 23 — 28:

Ljubljana — 7 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get some historical perspective at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna Cave (in Postojna), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Idrija (Gewerkenegg Castle & Holy Trinity Church). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, examine the collection at House of Illusions, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip builder website.

Getting from Maribor to Ljubljana by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bled.
Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 4:

Bled — 6 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Bled Castle. Get some historical perspective at St. Martin's Parish Church and Church of St John the Baptist. Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Ukanc Military Cemetery), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina). Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, stroll through Straža Bled, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Andrew, and hike along Vintgar Gorge.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bled itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Bled, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 10:

Piran — 6 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Step off the beaten path and head to Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Muda Gate. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. George's Church and Socerb Castle. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, contemplate the long history of The Rotunda of St John the Baptist, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurus.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Piran day trip site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Bled in June, with lows around 18°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Childrens Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 16:

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.