31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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31 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Shuttle:  1​h 30​min
1
Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Koper
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Ljubljana
— 9 nights
End: Ljubljana

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Church of the Ascension (in Bogojina), Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroskem) and Basilika Mariahilf (in Ptuj). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, examine the collection at Mine Museum, stroll around Park of Zdravilisce Lasko, Thermana Lasko, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip itinerary app .

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Maribor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Ptuj, Zicka Kartuzija, Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, Vino Valdhuber, Jeruzalem Church
Highlights from your plan
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces ©
Presernova street ©
Presernova street

3
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bohinjsko Jezero: Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta) and Mount Blegos (in Škofja Loka). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, find something for the whole family at Golden Horn Fairyland, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Maribor in May, expect nights in Bohinjsko Jezero to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mount Blegos, Oplen House Museum, Church of St John the Baptist, Triglav, Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum
Triglav ©
Triglav

5
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.
Step out of Kranjska Gora to go to Mojstrana and see Peričnik Waterfall, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border, see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip website .

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mojstrana, The Martuljek waterfalls
Highlights from your plan
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Three Country Border ©
Three Country Border

4
nights
Kobarid

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 (Smartno & Razgledni stolp Gonjače), Bjana (in Dobrovo) and Nova Gorica (Reservoir Dogs brewery & Magma X). And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, steep yourself in history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfalls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kobarid route planner .

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Bovec, Nova Gorica, Kojsko, Tolmin Gorge, Bjana
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

5
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Koper: Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Sempas), Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Skocjan Caves, make a trip to Piran Town Walls, do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Koper trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Kobarid to Koper in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kobarid in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Koper: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites Wineries Classes

Side Trips

Piran, Portoroz, Hrastovlje, Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, Winery Tilia Estate
Highlights from your plan
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)

9
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna Cave (in Postojna), Bled (Maze Bled, Bled Island, & more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge (Zmajski Most), make a trip to Preseren Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Koper in May since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge, Postojna Cave
Highlights from your plan
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge

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