8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel route planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zreče
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Podčetrtek
— 2 nights
Drive

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Ljubljana

— 3 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 Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Bled (Triglav National Park, Ojstrica, &more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planning site.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. In May, Ljubljana is little chillier than Rome - with highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zreče.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 5 — 8:

Zreče

— 1 night
Zreče is a town and a municipality in northeast Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): savor the flavors at Zlati Grič Wine Cellar, examine the collection at Villa Svitanje, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lovrenc Lakes, and finally go for a walk through Pohorje Treetop Walk.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zreče online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Zreče takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Zreče are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Maribor.

Things to do in Zreče

Nature · Parks · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 8 — 9:

Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): walk around Three Ponds, then awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, and then admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Zreče to Maribor takes an hour. May in Maribor sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay May 9 — 10:

Podčetrtek

— 2 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, then walk around City Park, and then walk around Laško Spa Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Podčetrtek online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Maribor to Podčetrtek in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Podčetrtek sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 12th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Parks · Spas · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 10 — 12:

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.