56 days in Slovenia Itinerary

56 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner
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Ljubljana
— 19 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 9 nights
Drive
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Solčava
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 6 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 6 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 8 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Exeter

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Ljubljana — 19 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Škofja Loka (Church of the Holy Cross, Puštal Castle, &more), Nesk's Footbridge (in Gorenja Vas) and Postojna (Predjama Castle, Postojna Cave, &more). Spend the 20th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip tool.

Exeter, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a shuttle to Maribor.
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Maribor — 9 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Laško Spa Park (in Laško), Lovrenc Lakes (in Zreče) and Celje (Lake Šmartno, Celje Water Tower, &more). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Vetrinjski dvor, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, and indulge your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Maribor holiday maker tool.

Take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Maribor, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Solčava.
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Solčava — 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Solčava: Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Plečnik Monument (in Črna na Koroškem). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Logar Valley Landscape Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Kamniška Bistrica Valley, look for gifts at Center Rinka, and take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road.

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Drive from Maribor to Solčava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Solčava can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 6 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kranjska Gora: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing & Zipline). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Three Country Border, examine the collection at Liznjekova house, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and take in the dramatic scenery at Nadiza.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Kranjska Gora takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 4 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.
Explore Bohinjsko Jezero's surroundings by going to Thirsty River Brewing (in Bovec) and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit (in Tolmin). On the 10th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, catch a ride on Vogel, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 6 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nova Gorica: Kobarid (Kobarid Museum & Italian Charnel House), Soča Valley (in Bovec) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, take some stellar pictures from Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), don't miss a visit to Šmartno, and take in panoramic vistas at Gonjače Viewing Tower.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nova Gorica trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Nova Gorica takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Nova Gorica: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Piran.
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Piran — 8 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Socerb Castle (in Črni Kal), Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje). There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Piran tour planner.

Getting from Nova Gorica to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Piran are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.
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Find places to stay Jun 18 — 26:

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.
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