32 days in Slovenia Itinerary

32 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia Trip Planner

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Cerkvenjak
— 1 day
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Ptuj
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 12 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 5 nights
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Bovec
— 6 nights
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Portorož
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Cerkvenjak

— 1 day
Located in northeastern Slovenia, Cerkvenjak appeals to travelers with its countryside charm.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): try to win big at Casino Mond, then relax in the rural setting at Farm Firbas, and then contemplate the long history of Grandmother's Mill.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cerkvenjak route planner.

Ljubljana to Cerkvenjak is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Cerkvenjak, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Cerkvenjak

Fun & Games · Casinos · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:

Ptuj

— 3 nights
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Winery Marof and Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Maribor Regional Museum and Museum of National Liberation. Get out of town with these interesting Ptuj side-trips: Murska Sobota Castle (in Murska Sobota), Farm Firbas (in Cerkvenjak) and Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat (in Maribor). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jeruzalem Church.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ptuj trip planner.

Ptuj is just a stone's throw from Cerkvenjak. In April, daily temperatures in Ptuj can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Ptuj

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:

Ljubljana

— 12 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Cross Cave and Cerknica Lake will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Church of St John the Baptist (in Bohinjsko Jezero), Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica) and Pivka Park of Military History (in Pivka). Dedicate the 24th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, make a trip to Gornji Trg, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and walk around Congress Square (Kongresni trg).

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online visit planner.

You can drive from Ptuj to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 22 — May 4:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 5 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum and Oplen House Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Peričnik Falls and Royal Bled Golf Course. Explore Bohinjsko Jezero's surroundings by going to Cerkno (Franja Partisan Hospital & Ski Centre Cerkno), Kromberk Castle (in Nova Gorica) and Slovenian Alpine Museum (in Mojstrana). Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour and look for all kinds of wild species at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero journey planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 4 — 9:

Bovec

— 6 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Soča Valley. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Isonzo and Kozjak Waterfall. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Vinoteka Brda (in Dobrovo), Kojsko (Šmartno & Gonjače Viewing Tower) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, and explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 15:

Portorož

— 5 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.
Appreciate the collections at Magical World of Shells Museum and The Museum of Underwater Activities. Discover out-of-the-way places like Portorož Beach and St. George's Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portorož: Štanjel Castle (in Štanjel) and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, make a trip to Walls of Piran, see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, and contemplate the long history of Muda Gate.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Portorož online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Portorož takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In May, Portorož is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 15 — 20:

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.