31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ljubljana
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
1
Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Koper
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Ljubljana
— 9 nights
End: Ljubljana

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Plečnik's Church (in Bogojina), Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem) and Zupnijska cerkev sv. Marije - Ptujskogorske Matere Bozje (in Ptuj). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, look for gifts at Vino Valdhuber, and see the interesting displays at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum.

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Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5- hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Ptuj, Plečnik's Church, Dveri Pax Winery, Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, Jeruzalem Church
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces ©
Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces
Presernova street ©
Presernova street

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Mount Blegos (in Škofja Loka) and Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Triglav, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and trek along Prsivec.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Maribor in May: highs in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mount Triglav, Oplen House Museum, Mount Blegos, Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum
Parasailing & Paragliding

5
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Step out of Kranjska Gora with an excursion to Peričnik Waterfall in Mojstrana--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, hit the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mojstrana, The Martuljek waterfalls
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Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Planica Nordic Centre ©
Planica Nordic Centre

4
nights
Kobarid

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bjana (in Dobrovo), Nova Gorica (Reservoir Dogs brewery & Magma X) and Kojsko (Šmartno & Razgledni stolp Gonjače). Next up on the itinerary: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kobarid day trip planner.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bovec, Nova Gorica, Kojsko, Bjana, Tolmin Gorge
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

5
nights
Koper

Koper ©
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), Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, don't miss a visit to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra, pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, and learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Koper trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Koper takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kobarid in May, with highs in Koper at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Piran, Portorož, Hrastovlje, Park Pietro Coppo, Boris Lisjak Winery
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

9
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 (Bled Island, Ojstrica, &more), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, make a trip to Prešeren Square, and visit Metelkova.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana day trip site.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Koper in May, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna Cave, Vintgar Gorge
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

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