22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Piran
— 3 nights
2
Bovec
— 3 nights
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
4
Maribor
— 3 nights
5
Ljubljana
— 11 nights

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Magical World of Shells Museum and Nika's Tiny House. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. George's Church and Svetilnik Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, view the masterpieces at Tartini's House, shop like a local with Loza Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran trip planning site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Piran is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zurich in May; daily highs in Piran reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Škocjan Caves, Svetilnik Beach, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Portorož Beach
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
St. George's Church
St. George's Church

3
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kobarid Museum and Cheese Museum of Kobarid. Visiting Zipline and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel & Vršič Pass). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bovec sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in May; daily highs in Bovec reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobarid, Kranjska Gora, Tolmin Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, thenexamine the collection at Oplen House Museum, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero holiday planning tool.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum

3
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.
Head to Lendava Castle and Vino Valdhuberfor some retail therapy. Let the collections at Ptuj Castle and Old Vine House capture your imagination. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Prešernova Street (in Ptuj), Celje Castle (in Celje) and Plečnik's Church (in Bogojina). There's more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and enjoy the sand and surf at Velenje Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Maribor trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Maribor are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ptuj, Velenje Beach, Spas, Vino Valdhuber, Celje Castle
Highlights from your plan
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Spas

11
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Head to Ljubljana Central Market and The Jakopic Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ljubljana Old Town and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Dali, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

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Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Kranj, Postojna, Škofja Loka Castle, Božidar Jakac Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica

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