58 days in Slovenia Itinerary

58 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia planner

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Ljubljana
— 15 nights
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Piran
— 7 nights
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Šempas
— 6 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 7 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 8 nights
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Maribor
— 8 nights
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Solčava
— 6 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Bristol

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Ljubljana

— 15 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: The Cave Under Babji Zob (in Bohinjska Bela), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Ojstrica, Lake Bled, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and visit Metelkova.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana day trip planning app.

Bristol, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Tours · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

Piran

— 7 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Grad Prem (in Prem), Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Socerb Castle (in Črni Kal). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, browse the collection at Mestna knjiznica Piran Biblioteca Civica Pirano, sample the fine beverages at Histria Botanica, and take in the waterfront at Port Piran.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran journey planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 5°C in Piran. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Šempas.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Šempas

— 6 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Šempas side-trips: Ferrari Garden (in Štanjel), Vipava River Spring (in Vipava) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna).

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Šempas trip builder site.

Getting from Piran to Šempas by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March in Šempas, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Šempas

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 7 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bohinjsko Jezero: Bovec (Zipline, Ravelnik Open Air Museum, &more), Kobarid (Krampež Waterfall & Positive Sport) and Tolmin (Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit & Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob). And it doesn't end there: catch a ride on Vogel, pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital, contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, and take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero day trip website.

Traveling by car from Šempas to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Šempas in April; daily highs in Bohinjsko Jezero reach 16°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora

— 8 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Get out of town with these interesting Kranjska Gora side-trips: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery (in Log pod Mangartom) and Bovec (River Rafting & Tubing & Fort Hermann). There's still lots to do: glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, don't miss a visit to Three Country Border, and fly down the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Maribor

— 8 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah), Spas (in Podčetrtek) and Ptuj (Sveti Florijan Statue, Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, &more). There's lots more to do: stop by Vino Valdhuber, admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor, go deep underground at The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Maribor trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Solčava

— 6 nights
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Get out of town with these interesting Solčava side-trips: Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica), Ravne na Koroškem (Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces & Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem) and Plečnik Monument (in Črna na Koroškem). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road, look for gifts at Center Rinka, admire the sheer force of Logar Valley Landscape Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Mozirski Gaj Gardens.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Solčava sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Solčava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; 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 (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

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.