5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner

©
Make it your trip
Drive
1
Maribor
— 1 day
Drive
2
Novo Mesto
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Piran
— 1 day
Drive
5
Bled
— 1 night
Drive

S M T W T F S
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30

Maribor

— 1 day
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body, then stroll through Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and then get to know the fascinating history of Lent.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip planner.

Brno, Czech Republic to Maribor is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. January in Maribor sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Maribor

Spas · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 23:

Novo Mesto

— 1 night
Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. On the 23rd (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Monastery.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Novo Mesto trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Maribor to Novo Mesto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Novo Mesto can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Spas · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 22 — 23:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 23rd (Sat), stroll around Tivoli Park.

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

Traveling by car from Novo Mesto to Ljubljana takes an hour. In January in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Mon) before leaving for Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 25:

Piran

— 1 day
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House.

Plan a Piran trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in January: high temperatures in Piran hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Piran

Spas · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 26:

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 26th (Tue): hike along Mala Osojnica, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then duck into Galerija Mikame, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled tour planner.

Drive from Piran to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Piran in January, with highs in Bled at 4°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 26:

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.