4 days in Slovenia Itinerary

4 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Rimske Toplice
— 1 day
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Ptuj
— 1 night
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Maribor
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Rimske Toplice

— 1 day
Rimske Toplice is a settlement in the Municipality of Laško in eastern Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Aškerc House and then test the waters at Rimske Terme.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rimske Toplice driving holiday planning tool.

Verona, Italy to Rimske Toplice is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ptuj.

Things to do in Rimske Toplice

Historic Sites · Spas
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Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 6th (Fri), examine the collection at Ptuj Castle and then pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ptuj trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rimske Toplice to Ptuj takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Ptuj

Museums
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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 6th (Fri), indulge your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Maribor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Tours · Wineries
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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Hostages, head off the coast to Bled Island, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip planning tool.

You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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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.