56 days in Slovenia Itinerary

56 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner
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Vrhnika
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Cerknica
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Postojna
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Štanjel
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Nova Gorica
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Kojsko
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Soča
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Kobarid
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Bovec
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Tolmin
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Cerkno
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Idrija
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Izola
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Koper
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Piran
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Portorož
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Škofja Loka
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Kranj
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Bled
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Stara Fužina
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Mojstrana
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Kamnik
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Solčava
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Velenje
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Gornja Radgona
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Ljutomer
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Celje
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Vrhnika — 1 day

Vrhnika is a town in Slovenia. To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vrhnika road trip planning website.

Ljubljana to Vrhnika is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also drive. In April, daily temperatures in Vrhnika can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will leave for Cerknica on the 3rd (Sat).
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Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:

Cerknica — 1 night

Cerknica invites travelers to explore the natural treasures of Slovenia's countryside.
On the 4th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Slivnica.

Before you visit Cerknica, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Cerknica is just a short distance from Vrhnika. April in Cerknica sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Postojna.
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Find places to stay Apr 3 — 4:

Postojna — 1 night

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Postojna online tour itinerary maker.

Postojna is very close to Cerknica. In April in Postojna, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Štanjel.
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Štanjel — 1 night

Perched on top of a hill in western Slovenia, the charming town of Stanjel appeals to various kinds of travelers.
On the 6th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Otlica Natural Window, then steep yourself in history at Vipavski Križ Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Ferrari Garden.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Štanjel trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Štanjel takes an hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Štanjel when traveling from Postojna in April, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 1 night

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
On the 7th (Wed), make a trip to Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), snap pictures at Solkan Bridge, and then don't miss a visit to Stazione Transalpina.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nova Gorica trip website.

Nova Gorica is just a short distance from Štanjel. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Štanjel in April since evenings lows in Nova Gorica dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kojsko.
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Kojsko — 1 night

Bring your camera for your holiday in Kojsko, sitting pretty on a hillside.
On the 8th (Thu), head outdoors with Krčnik Troughs, don't miss a visit to Šmartno, and then take in panoramic vistas at Gonjače Viewing Tower.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kojsko trip planner.

Kojsko is very close to Nova Gorica. In April, daily temperatures in Kojsko can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Soča.
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Soča — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Great Soča Gorge, then explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, and then take in the views from Kanal Bridge.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Soča trip itinerary maker.

Soča is just a stone's throw from Kojsko. In April, daytime highs in Soča are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will leave for Kobarid on the 10th (Sat).
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Kobarid — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the views from Bridge of Napoleon and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kobarid vacation builder tool.

Getting from Soča to Kobarid by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In April, Kobarid is slightly colder than Soča - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
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Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:

Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bovec trip itinerary planner.

Bovec is very close to Kobarid. In April, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to Tolmin.
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Tolmin — 1 night

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Tolmin road trip planning website.

Drive from Bovec to Tolmin in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, Tolmin is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cerkno.
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Cerkno — 1 night

A small but important cultural center, Cerkno offers different types of activities throughout the year.
For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cerkno online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Cerkno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tolmin in April, plan for little chillier nights in Cerkno, with lows around 5°C. You will leave for Idrija on the 14th (Wed).
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Idrija

While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): make a trip to Idrija Kamšt.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Idrija trip app.

Idrija is just a short distance from Cerkno. In April, daily temperatures in Idrija can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Izola.
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Izola — 1 night

Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach.

Before you visit Izola, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Idrija to Izola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Idrija in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Izola. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a shuttle to Koper.
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Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:
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Koper — 1 night

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Koper travel itinerary planner.

Koper is just a short distance from Izola. In April, daytime highs in Koper are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will leave for Piran on the 16th (Fri).
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Piran Aquarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, and then take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran. On the next day, make a trip to Tartini Square, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then make a trip to Walls of Piran.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Piran trip planner.

Piran is just a stone's throw from Koper. In April, daytime highs in Piran are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Portorož.
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Portorož — 2 nights

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park and then relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Portorož road trip tool.

Portorož is just a short distance from Piran. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Škofja Loka.
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Škofja Loka — 1 night

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Škofja Loka Castle and then snap pictures at Capuchin Bridge.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Škofja Loka journey planner.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Škofja Loka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Portorož in April since evenings lows in Škofja Loka dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kranj.
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Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:

Kranj — 1 night

The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
To find more things to do and tourist information, read Kranj road trip planning tool.

Kranj is just a short distance from Škofja Loka. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will leave for Tržič on the 21st (Wed).
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Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:

Tržič

Nature lovers can spend their Trzic vacation hiking the nearby gorge, cut by a wild mountain river.
Make your Tržič itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Tržič is very close to Kranj. In April in Tržič, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. You'll set off for Bled on the 21st (Wed).
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Bled — 2 nights

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 21st (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bled online trip itinerary builder.

Bled is just a short distance from Tržič. April in Bled sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.
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Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:

Bohinjska Bistrica — 2 nights

Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
On the 24th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjska Bistrica trip maker website.

Bohinjska Bistrica is very close to Bled. In April in Bohinjska Bistrica, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 2 nights

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero route planning website.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a short distance from Bohinjska Bistrica. April in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Stara Fužina.
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Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

Stara Fužina — 1 night

On the 27th (Tue), examine the collection at Oplen House Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and then take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Stara Fužina trip planning website.

Stara Fužina is just a short distance from Bohinjsko Jezero. April in Stara Fužina sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mojstrana.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, and then see the interesting displays at Pocar Farm.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mojstrana trip tool.

Getting from Stara Fužina to Mojstrana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:

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 29th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, make a trip to The Russian Chapel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary builder tool.

Kranjska Gora is just a short distance from Mojstrana. In April in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kamnik.
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Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:

Kamnik — 1 night

History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Krvavec, contemplate the waterfront views at Kamniška Bistrica Valley, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kamnik trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Kamnik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Lukovica.
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Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:

Lukovica — 1 night

The Municipality of Lukovica is a municipality in the eastern part of the Upper Carniola region in Slovenia. To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lukovica travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Kamnik to Lukovica in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Lukovica, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 2nd (Sun), you're off to Solčava.
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Solčava — 2 nights

Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): cruise along Solčava Panoramic Road and then walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall and then explore the fascinating underground world of Snow Cave.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Solčava trip builder tool.

You can drive from Lukovica to Solčava in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gornji Grad.
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Gornji Grad — 1 night

Gornji Grad is the largest settlement and the administrative centre of the Municipality of Gornji Grad in Slovenia.GeographyIt is located on the Dreta River, a right tributary of the Savinja, in the southeastern foothills of the Kamnik–Savinja Alps, about 36km east of Celje and 55km north of Ljubljana. To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gornji Grad travel planner.

Drive from Solčava to Gornji Grad in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Gornji Grad are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will leave for Mozirje on the 5th (Wed).
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Mozirje — 1 night

Nature lovers can spend much of their Mozirje vacation hiking or cycling the tracks and roads of the flat areas around town.
To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mozirje trip planning site.

Mozirje is just a short distance from Gornji Grad. In May, daytime highs in Mozirje are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You will leave for Velenje on the 6th (Thu).
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Velenje — 1 night

With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Velenje vacation planning app.

Velenje is just a stone's throw from Mozirje. May in Velenje sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will leave for Zreče on the 7th (Fri).
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Zreče — 1 night

Zreče is a town and a municipality in northeast Slovenia. On the 7th (Fri), go for a walk through Pohorje Treetop Walk and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lovrenc Lakes.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zreče online travel route planner.

Getting from Velenje to Zreče by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. May in Zreče sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Gornja Radgona.
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Find places to stay May 7 — 8:

Gornja Radgona — 1 night

Gornja Radgona is a town in Slovenia. To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Gornja Radgona trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zreče to Gornja Radgona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for Ljutomer on the 9th (Sun).
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Find places to stay May 8 — 9:

Ljutomer — 1 night

Ljutomer is a town in northeastern Slovenia, some 40 km east of Maribor. To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ljutomer tour builder website.

You can drive from Gornja Radgona to Ljutomer in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Ptuj on the 10th (Mon).
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Ptuj — 1 night

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ptuj holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Ljutomer to Ptuj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will leave for Maribor on the 11th (Tue).
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Find places to stay May 10 — 11:

Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Maribor day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Maribor takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 11th (Tue), you're off to Rogaška Slatina.
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Find places to stay May 10 — 11:

Rogaška Slatina — 3 nights

Rogaska Slatina is well known for its spa and curative mineral water rich in magnesium.
Rogaška Slatina is known for museums, parks, and casinos. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Berg Boč, examine the collection at Vita-med Museum Of Apiculture, and take in the pleasant sights at Kostrivnica Tourist Waterway.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rogaška Slatina online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Rogaška Slatina in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Rogaška Slatina can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Podčetrtek.
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Find places to stay May 11 — 14:

Podčetrtek — 1 night

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Jelenov Greben Homestead, get in on the family fun at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Podčetrtek route planner.

Podčetrtek is just a short distance from Rogaška Slatina. May in Podčetrtek sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Brežice.
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Brežice — 2 nights

A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Brežice Castle, then boost your wellbeing at Terme Čatež, and then look and learn at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Na Jasi.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Brežice attractions planner.

You can drive from Podčetrtek to Brežice in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Brežice, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kostanjevica na Krki.
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Kostanjevica na Krki — 1 night

History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
On the 17th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Pleterje Charterhouse Monastery, examine the collection at Pleterje Open-Air Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Božidar Jakac Art Museum, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Kostanjevica Cave.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kostanjevica na Krki tour itinerary planner.

Kostanjevica na Krki is just a short distance from Brežice. In May in Kostanjevica na Krki, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Podsreda.
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Podsreda — 1 night

Podsreda is a village in the Municipality of Kozje in eastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Podsreda Castle, explore the historical opulence of Castle Brestanica, and then indulge your taste buds at Najger Repnica Wine Cave.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Podsreda trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Kostanjevica na Krki to Podsreda takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Podsreda can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Celje.
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Celje — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Museum of Recent History Celje, ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, then get engrossed in the history at Eko Muzej, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at La Vita Spa & Beauty. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lake Šmartno, then examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Celje online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Podsreda to Celje in an hour. Another option is to drive. May in Celje sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Laško.
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Laško — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Thermana Park Laško, walk around Laško Spa Park, take some stellar pictures from Black Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Aškerčev Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arch-parochial Church of St. Martin, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Orožnov Square. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jurklošter Carthusian Monastery, contemplate the long history of Aškerc House, sample the tasty concoctions at Laško Brewery, then explore the historical opulence of Laško Municipality - Lilie Family Castle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Valvasorjev Square.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Laško trip planning website.

Laško is very close to Celje. In May in Laško, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Litija.
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Litija — 1 day

Litija is a town in the Litija Basin in central Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Pristava Tourist Village and then step into the grandiose world of Bogenšperk Castle.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Litija trip planner.

Drive from Laško to Litija in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Litija sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Novo Mesto.
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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 24th (Mon), stroll around Otočec Castle Park.

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Novo Mesto trip planner.

You can drive from Litija to Novo Mesto in an hour. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Metlika.
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Metlika — 1 night

Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Bela Krajina Museum and then explore the activities along Kolpa River.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Metlika fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Novo Mesto to Metlika takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for Semič on the 25th (Tue).
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Semič — 1 night

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at River Krupa Spring, then take in the pleasant sights at Lahinja Regional Park, and then make a trip to Veliki Rog.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Semič trip itinerary site.

Semič is just a stone's throw from Metlika. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ribnica.
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Ribnica — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Stephen, and then explore the historical opulence of Muzej Ribnica.

To see ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Ribnica online vacation planner.

You can drive from Semič to Ribnica in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grosuplje.
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Grosuplje

Grosuplje is a town in central Slovenia. For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grosuplje trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ribnica to Grosuplje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Grosuplje, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 27th (Thu), you're off to home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.
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