28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route builder

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Maribor
— 5 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Koper
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana
— 11 nights
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ptuj (Prešernova Street, Ptuj Castle, &more), Laško (Laško Spa Park & Tabor Castle) and City Park (in Celje). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor, appreciate the history behind Plague Column, stop by Vino Valdhuber, and identify plant and animal life at Maribor City Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Maribor attractions app.

Krakow, Poland to Maribor is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. May in Maribor sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 2 — 7:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 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.
On the 8th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, examine the collection at Oplen House Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable ride with Vogel and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

Make your Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Maribor in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Bohinjsko Jezero, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Transportation

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 7 — 9:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Šmartno (in Kojsko), Three Country Border (in Rateče) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). There's still lots to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, head outdoors with Magma X, sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, and don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 13:

Koper

— 5 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koper: Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, and take in the waterfront at Port Piran.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Koper trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in May: high temperatures in Koper hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 13 — 18:

Ljubljana

— 11 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Triglav National Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Church of St. John the Baptist (in Zasip) and Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica). There's much more to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and hike along Vintgar Gorge.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip builder app.

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ljubljana, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 18 — 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.