4 days in Slovenia Itinerary

4 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner

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Maribor
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Celje
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3
Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Bled
Drive
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Koper
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Portorož
Taxi
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Piran
— 1 night
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Maribor

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): stop by Vino Valdhuber and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor road trip tool.

Timisoara, Romania to Maribor is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April in Maribor, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Celje.

Things to do in Maribor

Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
On the 1st (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Celje road trip website.

You can drive from Maribor to Celje in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Ljubljana holiday maker website.

Drive from Celje to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Bled.
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Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites
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Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Koper day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Koper takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Koper when traveling from Bled in April, with lows around 9°C. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Portorož.

Things to do in Koper

Parks

Side Trip

Portorož

A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): walk around Forma Viva.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Portorož visit planner.

Portorož is just a stone's throw from Koper. In April, daily temperatures in Portorož can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, then take in the waterfront at Port Piran, and then relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Piran sightseeing planner.

Piran is just a short distance from Portorož. April in Piran sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Spas

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.