7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Maribor — 2 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Podčetrtek (Olimje Monastery & Spas) and Ptuj (Orpheus Monument & Ptuj Castle). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, stroll around Three Ponds, and steep yourself in history at Plague Column.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Maribor trip itinerary builder website.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Spas
Side Trips
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Ljubljana — 1 night

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana online vacation planner.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Bled.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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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 2nd (Thu): hike along Triglav National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): stroll through Vintgar Gorge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bled road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Bled are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Piran.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · 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 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in June, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Slovenia travel guide

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.