9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 3 nights
— 1 night
— 1 night
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Bus to Trieste, Fly to Rome


Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Ljubljanica River will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to Church of St. George in Zgornje Gorje--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip builder website.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Podčetrtek.
Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Podčetrtek — 1 night

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Haler Homestead, then get in on the family fun at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, then stop by Olimje Chocolate Shop, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Podčetrtek visit website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Podčetrtek in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Podčetrtek are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Piran.
Spas · Theme Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
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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 26th (Thu): make a trip to Walls of Piran, have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Piran trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Podčetrtek to Piran in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:

Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

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 27th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then fly down the slopes at Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero day trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Piran in May; daily highs in Bohinjsko Jezero reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation
Side Trip
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, and then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

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You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Bovec, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trip
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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.