27 days in Slovenia Itinerary

27 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
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Veržej
— 1 night
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Podčetrtek
— 3 nights
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Kostanjevica na Krki
— 2 nights
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Cerknica
— 1 night
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Postojna
— 1 night
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Portorož
— 3 nights
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
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Vipava
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Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Velenje Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Velenje Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Castle Komenda, and finally delve into the distant past at Roman Necropolis.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini attractions planner.

Ljubljana to Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Ptuj.

Things to do in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay May 3 — 4:

Ptuj

— 2 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at Maribor City Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Lent, then learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, and finally learn about winemaking at Vino Gaube. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of National Liberation, appreciate the history behind National Liberation Monument, then see where the action happens at Stadion Ljudski vrt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, and finally appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Ptuj vacation app.

You can drive from Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini to Ptuj in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Veržej.

Things to do in Ptuj

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 4 — 6:

Veržej

— 1 night
Veržej is a settlement and a small municipality in northeastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church, do a tasting at Izletnisko - Vinogradniska Kmetija Ratek, then relax in the rural setting at Farm Firbas, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Plečnik's Church.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Veržej trip planner.

Drive from Ptuj to Veržej in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Veržej

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 6 — 7:

Podčetrtek

— 3 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Take a break from the city and head to Jelenov Greben Homestead and Pekrska Gorca. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Olimje Chocolate Shop and Thermal Park Aquluna. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Podčetrtek: Parish Church of St. George (in Slovenske Konjice), Betnava Mansion (Betnavski Dvorec) (in Maribor) and The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary (in Dobrna). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Podsreda Castle, see the interesting displays at Ana's Mansion, find something for the whole family at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, and admire the natural beauty at Cacti Pavilion.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Podčetrtek travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Veržej to Podčetrtek takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Podčetrtek can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 10:

Kostanjevica na Krki

— 2 nights
History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Sevnica Castle and then get to know the resident critters at Na Jasi.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kostanjevica na Krki trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Podčetrtek to Kostanjevica na Krki in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Kostanjevica na Krki are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cerknica.

Things to do in Kostanjevica na Krki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 10 — 12:

Cerknica

— 1 night
Cerknica invites travelers to explore the natural treasures of Slovenia's countryside.
On the 12th (Sun), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Human Fish Brewery.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cerknica trip site.

You can drive from Kostanjevica na Krki to Cerknica in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Cerknica are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Cerknica

Tours · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 12 — 13:

Postojna

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave, and then appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Postojna route planner.

Postojna is just a stone's throw from Cerknica. In May in Postojna, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay May 13 — 14:

Portorož

— 3 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Visit Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity and Muda Gate for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Rent a Boat Portoroz and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Maurus, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, and steep yourself in history at First of May Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Portorož online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Portorož takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Postojna in May since evenings lows in Portorož dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Portorož

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 17:

Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Tolmin Castle, head outdoors with Isonzo, then explore the historical opulence of Kromberk Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Vipolže Villa, and finally do a tasting at Vinoteka Brda. On the next day, snap pictures at Kanal Bridge, learn about winemaking at Bjana, and then head outdoors with Magma X.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tolmin holiday builder tool.

Getting from Portorož to Tolmin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Tolmin, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Tolmin

Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

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Find places to stay May 17 — 19:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Take a break from the city and head to Source of the Soča River and Lake Jasna. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fort Hermann and Tromeja -Triple border. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče), Kranjska Gora (Prisank Mountain Window, Liznjekova house, &more) and Kropa (Kropa Iron Forging Museum & Kropa's Old Town). There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, and stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Bovec takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tolmin in May, with highs in Bovec at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

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Find places to stay May 19 — 23:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 4 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Get in touch with nature at Mostnica Gorge and Mount Blegoš. Discover out-of-the-way places like Monument To Four Courageous Men and Golden Horn Fairyland. Explore Bohinjsko Jezero's surroundings by going to Kranj (St. Kancijan Church & Brdo Castle), Snow Cave (in Raduha) and Tržič (Dovzan Gorge & Pool Complex Gorenjska Plaza). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Church, get a taste of local nightlife at Bohinj Bowling, admire the striking features of Šivec House Gallery, and stop by Gingerbread Museum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip site.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Vipava.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Trails · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 23 — 27:

Vipava

— 2 nights
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): Head underground at Divača Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Branik Castle, and then awaken your taste buds at Petric Winery - Vipava.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Vipava tour planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Vipava by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, Vipava is a bit warmer than Bohinjsko Jezero - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Vipava

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — 29:

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.