5 days in Slovenia Itinerary
— 4 nights
Mon, May 8 - Fri, May 12
Ljubljana — 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Island, &more) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, admire the striking features of Seminary Palace and Library, stroll around Tivoli Park, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana journey maker tool.
Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Brussels in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Slovenia travel guide
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.