29 days in Slovenia Itinerary

29 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 6 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lipica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 5 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Dubrovnik

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with a short trip to Franciscan Monastery in Kamnik (about 34 minutes away). Spend the 4th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary maker.

Dubrovnik, Croatia to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in April since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Postojna

— 6 nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu), Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, don't miss a visit to Lake Bloke, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and indulge your taste buds at RockVelo.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Postojna travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Piran is known for historic sites, childrens museums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, and stop by Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria.

To see reviews and more tourist information, go to the Piran route builder.

Getting from Postojna to Piran by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Piran, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Classes · Parks

Side Trips

Lipica

— 2 nights
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): trot along with Lipica Stud Farm, see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum, then expand your understanding of the military at Military Museum Tabor, and finally play a few rounds at Golf Klub Lipica. On your second day here, try your luck at Grand Casino Lipica, explore the fascinating underground world of Vilenica Cave, and then shop like a local with Avgust Cernigoj Gallery.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Lipica holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Piran to Lipica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Lipica are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Lipica

Casinos · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Kobarid

— 7 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kobarid: Kojsko (Sabotin - Peace Park, Gonjače Viewing Tower, &more), Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing, Thirsty River Brewing, &more) and Nova Gorica (Reservoir Dogs brewery, Gallus Craft & Draft Beer Bar, &more). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Fort Hermann, contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kobarid road trip planning tool.

Drive from Lipica to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Lipica in April, things will get little chillier in Kobarid: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Venture out of the city with trips to Oplen House Museum (in Srednja vas v Bohinju), Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall & Lake Bohinj) and Šum Waterfall (in Zgornja Besnica). Spend the 27th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and get great views at Mala Osojnica.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bled vacation builder.

Drive from Kobarid to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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.