33 days in Slovenia Itinerary

33 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 11 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Bucharest Otopeni

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem), Celje (Museum of Recent History Celje, The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, &more) and Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body, see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, indulge your senses at Winery Marof, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Maribor tour itinerary builder app.

Bucharest, Romania to Maribor is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Bucharest to Maribor, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 5:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 3 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.
Step out of Bohinjsko Jezero with an excursion to Mount Blegoš in Škofja Loka--about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, and examine the collection at Oplen House Museum.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Maribor, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bohinjsko Jezero, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 5 — 8:

Kranjska Gora

— 4 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Go for a jaunt from Kranjska Gora to Mojstrana to see Peričnik Falls about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle, don't miss a visit to Three Country Border, and take in the dramatic scenery at Nadiza.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora tour itinerary maker.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 8 — 12:

Kobarid

— 4 nights
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.
Explore Kobarid's surroundings by going to Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing & Thirsty River Brewing), Kojsko (Gonjače Viewing Tower, Šmartno, &more) and Nova Gorica (Reservoir Dogs brewery & Magma X). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, and don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kobarid trip website.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Kobarid sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 12 — 16:

Koper

— 5 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koper: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje (in Predjama) and Museo Militare Di Pivka (in Pivka). There's much more to do: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Histria Botanica.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Koper trip planner.

You can drive from Kobarid to Koper in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kobarid in May, expect Koper to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Classes

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 16 — 21:

Ljubljana

— 11 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Nativity Museum (Muzej jaslic) (in Brezje), Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Island, &more) and France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, stroll around Tivoli Park, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planning site.

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in May, Ljubljana is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — Jun 1:

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.