5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
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Celje
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 1 night
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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.
For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Maribor trip itinerary website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Maribor is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect nights in Maribor to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. On the 15th (Thu), you're off to Celje.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Celje

An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
On the 15th (Thu), examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan and then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Celje trip maker app.

Drive from Maribor to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Celje sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites · Museums
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Piran

— 1 night
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 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Celje to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Piran sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
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Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Piran to Kranjska Gora takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in July, with highs in Kranjska Gora at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
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 18th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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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.
On the 19th (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, trek along Vintgar Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bled route planner.

Bled is just a short distance from Bohinjsko Jezero. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

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.