5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
1
Ljubljana
— 1 night
Shuttle
2
Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
3
Mojstrana
— 1 night
Drive
4
Bled
— 1 night
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
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 28th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. On your second day here, Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then look for gifts at Guštarna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary maker app.

Zagreb, Croatia to Ljubljana is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a train. December in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): look for gifts at Vino Valdhuber, fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Maribor trip planning site.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mojstrana.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Winter Sports · Shopping · Spas

Side Trip

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Mojstrana

— 1 night
Take a trip to Mojstrana to use the town as a convenient base for explorations into the Julian Alps.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and then examine the collection at Pocar Farm.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mojstrana day trip site.

Getting from Maribor to Mojstrana by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Maribor in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Mojstrana, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Mojstrana

Museums · Parks · Nature
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Bled

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): trek along Vintgar Gorge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mala Osojnica, then admire the landmark architecture of Bled Island, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner.

Bled is just a stone's throw from Mojstrana. December in Bled sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.