5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Nova Gorica
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Kobarid
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Bled
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Maribor
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Ptuj
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Laško
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Ljubljana
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Predjama
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Piran
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Nova Gorica

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica trip builder tool.

Bergamo, Italy to Nova Gorica is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Nova Gorica can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Kobarid.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
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Kobarid

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Kobarid takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nova Gorica in May, expect Kobarid to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Kobarid

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

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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.
To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bled trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
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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 28th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Water Tower, then stroll around Three Ponds, and then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Maribor day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Maribor, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ptuj driving holiday planner.

Drive from Maribor to Ptuj in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Laško.
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Laško

Nestled on the banks of the Savinja River, Lasko is both a spa town and home to the country's largest and most famous brewery.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum and then walk around Laško Spa Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Laško route planner.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Laško takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Laško sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Laško

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Laško to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Predjama.
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Predjama

— 1 night
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Predjama online trip builder.

Getting from Ljubljana to Predjama by car takes about an hour. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Piran.

Things to do in Predjama

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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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 30th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Taverna Koper, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Piran online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Predjama to Piran takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Spas · Childrens Museums · Museums

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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.