21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Venice
Drive:  5 h
1
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
2
Bled
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Celje
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
6
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
7
Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
8
Koper
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  15 min
9
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
End: Zadar

2
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Keep things going the next day: stroll through Planica Nordic Centre, identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, and then examine the collection at Liznjekova house.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora trip planner .

Venice, Italy to Kranjska Gora is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in April, with highs in Kranjska Gora at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Mojstrana
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Planica Nordic Centre ©
Planica Nordic Centre
Mount Triglav ©
Mount Triglav
Planica Valley ©
Planica Valley

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Straza Bled, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, and finally admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Bled day trip planning app .

You can take a bus from Kranjska Gora to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Radovljica
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Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Radovljica Old Town ©
Radovljica Old Town
Zipline

2
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 2nd (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Plague Column and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): tee off at Golf Center Livada, appreciate the history behind Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War, and then do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Maribor trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Bled to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Ptuj on the 4th (Mon).

Things to do in Maribor

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War, Golf Course Livada
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Golf Course Livada ©
Golf Course Livada
Plague Column ©
Plague Column

2
nights
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bogojina Church of the Ascension. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Slovenski trg Square, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lavender Farm Haloze, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Berg Boc, and finally appreciate the history behind Pragersko Railway Station.

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

Getting from Maribor to Ptuj by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ptuj can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Celje.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Berg Boc, St. John the Baptist’s Church, Plečnik's Church, Pragersko Railway Station
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St. John the Baptist’s Church ©
St. John the Baptist’s Church
Borl Castle ©
Borl Castle
Berg Boc ©
Berg Boc

2
nights
Celje

Celje ©
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.
To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Celje trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Celje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Celje

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Snow Cave, Sevnica Castle
Highlights from your plan
Snow Cave ©
Snow Cave
Sevnica Castle ©
Sevnica Castle
Mestni park ©
Mestni park

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church and then pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Plecnik House and then stroll around Landscape park Logar Valley.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Celje to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franja Partisan Hospital, Landscape park Logar Valley
Highlights from your plan
Franja Partisan Hospital ©
Franja Partisan Hospital
Plečnik House ©
Plečnik House

2
nights
Postojna

Postojna ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Creative Ways and Boris Lisjak Winery. Explore Postojna's surroundings by going to Slivnica (in Cerknica), Idrija (Idrija War Museum & Topilnica Hg) and Prem Castle (in Prem). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave and examine the collection at Toplar hayrack.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Postojna road trip app .

Take a bus from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Postojna sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Koper.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Idrija, Eco-museum of the Pivka intermittent lakes, Boris Lisjak Winery, Slivnica, Prem Castle
Highlights from your plan
Topilnica Hg ©
Topilnica Hg
Prem Castle ©
Prem Castle
Slivnica ©
Slivnica

3
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 12th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Karra, then explore the fascinating underground world of Divaska jama, then stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Predor Salet.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Koper itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Postojna to Koper takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Postojna in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Koper. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to catch the shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Izola, Karra, Divaska jama
Highlights from your plan
Divaska jama ©
Divaska jama
Predor Salet ©
Predor Salet
Izolana - The House of Sea ©
Izolana - The House of Sea

2
nights
Piran

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sergej Masera Maritime Museum (Pomorski muzej) and Benecanka Casa Veneziana Pirano.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip planner .

Piran is just a stone's throw from Koper. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Strunjan, Fonda Fish Farm
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Church of St. Francis of Assisi ©
Church of St. Francis of Assisi
First of May Square ©
First of May Square

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