33 days in Slovenia Itinerary

33 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Kranjska Gora
Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
— 4 nights
— 5 nights
— 5 nights
— 11 nights


Kranjska Gora — 4 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Change things up with a short trip to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Three Country Border, identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Liznjekova house, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In May in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Casinos
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 2 — 6:

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.
On the 8th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, and examine the collection at Oplen House Museum.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary site.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kobarid.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 6 — 9:

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kobarid: Šmartno (in Kojsko), Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Bovec (Thirsty River Brewing & Kayaking & Canoeing). And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, snap pictures at Solkan Bridge, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kobarid tour planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kobarid by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: 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 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 9 — 13:

Piran — 5 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Venture out of the city with trips to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, make a trip to Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, and relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm.

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Piran trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Kobarid to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, Piran is somewhat warmer than Kobarid - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Maribor.
Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 13 — 18:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Ptuj (Sveti Florijan Statue, Prešernova Street, &more) and Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor, walk around Three Ponds, make a trip to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, and see the interesting displays at Maribor Regional Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Maribor online vacation planner.

Drive from Piran to Maribor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.
Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 18 — 23:

Ljubljana — 11 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Wine Tasting Bled, &more), Postojna (Planina Cave, Postojna Cave, &more) and Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica). Spend the 24th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana holiday builder site.

You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay May 23 — Jun 3:

Slovenia travel guide

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.