27 days in Slovenia Itinerary

27 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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27 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Verzej
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Podcetrtek
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Kostanjevica na Krki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Cerknica
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
7
Postojna
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Portoroz
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Vipava
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Ljubljana

1
night
Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini

Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini ©
On the 4th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Velenje Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Velenje beach, then explore the historical opulence of Castle Komenda, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Roman Necropolis.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini journey planner.

Ljubljana to Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In May, daily temperatures in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Ptuj.

Things to do in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Velenje, Castle Komenda
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Velenje Museum - Muzej Velenje ©
Velenje Museum - Muzej Velenje
Castle Komenda ©
Castle Komenda

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nights
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
Ptuj is a town in northeastern Slovenia that is the seat of the Municipality of Ptuj. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at Maribor City Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, then do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat, and finally learn about winemaking at Vino Gaube. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The National Liberation Museum Maribor (Muzej narodne osvoboditve Maribor ), pause for some photo ops at National Liberation Monument, admire all the interesting features of Stadion Ljudski vrt, take in panoramic vistas at Maribor Cathedral Bell Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilika Mariahilf, and finally appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ptuj tour itinerary website .

Getting from Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini to Ptuj by car takes about an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Verzej.

Things to do in Ptuj

Wineries Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Maribor, Vino Gaube
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Basilika Mariahilf ©
Basilika Mariahilf
Vinogradi Horvat ©
Vinogradi Horvat
Vino Gaube ©
Vino Gaube

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night
Verzej

Verzej ©
Veržej is a settlement and a small municipality in northeastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist’s Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche der schmerzhaften Gottesmutter, do a tasting at Izletnisko - Vinogradniska Kmetija Ratek, then experience rural life at Farm Firbas, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bogojina Church of the Ascension.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Verzej trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Verzej takes an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Podcetrtek.

Things to do in Verzej

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Ljutomer, Bogojina Church of the Ascension, Farm Firbas
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St. John the Baptist’s Church ©
St. John the Baptist’s Church
Farm Firbas ©
Farm Firbas

3
nights
Podcetrtek

Podcetrtek ©
Podčetrtek is a settlement and a municipality in eastern Slovenia. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas & Wellness and Church of Sv. Roka. Get some historical perspective at The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary and Podsreda Castle. Explore Podcetrtek's surroundings by going to Parish Church of St. George (in Slovenske Konjice) and Maribor (Betnava Mansion (Betnavski Dvorec) & Pekrska Gorca). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 10th (Fri) at Thermal Park Aquluna. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Jelenov Greben, take in nature's colorful creations at Cacti Pavilion, have some family-friendly fun at Koca Pri Carovnici, and examine the collection at Ana's Mansion.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Podcetrtek online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Verzej to Podcetrtek takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Podcetrtek can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.

Things to do in Podcetrtek

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Rogaska Slatina, Maribor, Parish Church of St. George, Church of Sv. Roka, Podsreda Castle (grad Podsreda)
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Koca Pri Carovnici ©
Koca Pri Carovnici
Jelenov Greben Homestead ©
Jelenov Greben Homestead
Podsreda Castle (grad Podsreda) ©
Podsreda Castle (grad Podsreda)

2
nights
Kostanjevica na Krki

Kostanjevica na Krki ©
Kostanjevica na Krki, is a small town in the historic Lower Carniola region of southern Slovenia. On the 11th (Sat), admire the striking features of Sevnica Castle and then stroll through Na Jasi.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kostanjevica na Krki day trip website .

Getting from Podcetrtek to Kostanjevica na Krki by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cerknica.

Things to do in Kostanjevica na Krki

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kolpa River, Sevnica Castle, Na Jasi
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Kolpa River ©
Kolpa River
Sevnica Castle ©
Sevnica Castle

1
night
Cerknica

Cerknica ©
Cerknica is a town in the Karst region of southwestern Slovenia, with a population of 4,018 (2016 census). On the 12th (Sun), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Human Fish Brewery.

Plan my day in Cerknica using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Kostanjevica na Krki to Cerknica takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Cerknica

Historic Sites Tours Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Ribnica, Stari Trg pri Lozu, Human Fish Brewery
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Sneznik Castle Museum ©
Sneznik Castle Museum
Human Fish Brewery ©
Human Fish Brewery

1
night
Postojna

Postojna ©
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.
On the 14th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then Head underground at Planina Cave, then identify plant and animal life at Rakov Skocjan Valley, and finally Head underground at Pivka Jama.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Postojna online day trip planner .

Drive from Cerknica to Postojna in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Postojna are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portoroz.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rakov Skocjan Valley
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Planina Cave ©
Planina Cave
Rakov Skocjan Valley ©
Rakov Skocjan Valley
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

3
nights
Portoroz

Portoroz ©
Portorož is a Slovenian Adriatic seaside resort and spa town located in the Municipality of Piran in southwestern Slovenia. Popular historic sites such as Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity and St. Anne's Friary are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Nature Park Strunjan and Rent a Boat Portoroz. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain, contemplate the long history of Muda Gate, and examine the collection at Sergej Masera Maritime Museum (Pomorski muzej).

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Portoroz online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Postojna to Portoroz in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Postojna in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Portoroz. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Portoroz

Outdoors Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koper, Piran, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Nature Park Strunjan, Church of the Holy Maurus
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Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Rent a Boat Portoroz ©
Rent a Boat Portoroz
Cerkev Marije Snezne ©
Cerkev Marije Snezne

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nights
Tolmin

Tolmin ©
Tolmin is a small town in northwestern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Kozlov Rob, head outdoors with Isonzo, then explore the historical opulence of Grad Kromberk, then explore the historical opulence of Vila Vipolze, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinoteka Brda. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Kanal Bridge, then learn about winemaking at Bjana, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sabotin, and finally get outside with Magma X.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tolmin travel route planning website .

You can drive from Portoroz to Tolmin in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. May in Tolmin sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Tolmin

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Nova Gorica, Dobrovo, Isonzo, Kanal Bridge
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Isonzo ©
Isonzo
Magma X ©
Magma X
Vila Vipolze ©
Vila Vipolze

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nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Jasna and Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Outdoor Museum Kolovrat and Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Kropa's Old Town (in Radovljica), Kranjska Gora (Prisank Mountain Window, Liznjekova house, & more) and Iron Forging museum Kropa (in Kropa). And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, make a trip to Denkmal Am Predilpass, cruise along Mangrtska Cesta - Die mautpflichtige Mangartstrasse, and identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Tolmin to Bovec takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tolmin in May; daily highs in Bovec reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), The Source of Soca River, Kropa's Old Town, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
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Planica Valley ©
Planica Valley
Ravelnik Open Air Museum ©
Ravelnik Open Air Museum

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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 discover tucked-away gems like Brdo Castle and Pool Complex Gorenjska Plaza. Get outdoors at Mount Blegos and Dovzan Gorge. Venture out of the city with trips to Snezna Jama (in Lokve), Radovljica (Lectarski Museum, St Peter's Church, & more) and St. Kancijan Church (in Kranj). Next up on the itinerary: perfect your strike at Bohinj Bowling, get in on the family fun at Golden Horn Fairyland, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Korita, and don't miss a visit to Monument To Four Courageous Men.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero road trip site .

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vipava.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Radovljica, Kranj, Trzic, Snezna Jama, Mount Blegos
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Dovzan Gorge ©
Dovzan Gorge
Mount Blegos ©
Mount Blegos
Brdo Castle ©
Brdo Castle

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Vipava

Vipava ©
Vipava is a town in western Slovenia. On the 28th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Divaska jama, explore the historical opulence of Branik Castle, and then learn about winemaking at Petric Winery.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vipava day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Vipava takes 2 hours. Traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Vipava: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vipava

Wineries Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Divaska jama, Winery Tilia Estate, Church of St. Daniel, Branik Castle
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Wipach Wine Estate ©
Wipach Wine Estate
Divaska jama ©
Divaska jama

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