26 days in Venice & Slovenia Itinerary

26 days in Venice & Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
— 2 nights
3
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
4
Maribor, Slovenia
— 3 nights
5
Ptuj, Slovenia
— 2 nights
6
Celje, Slovenia
— 2 nights
7
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
8
Postojna, Slovenia
— 3 nights
9
Koper, Slovenia
— 3 nights
10
Piran, Slovenia
— 3 nights

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zulian (Giuliano), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Garibaldi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Geremia e Lucia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth - Chiesa degli Scalzi.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Venice day trip tool.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Venice Marco Polo Airport, Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport and Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport. In April, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Via Garibaldi ©
Via Garibaldi
Church of San Pantalon ©
Church of San Pantalon
Santa Maria dei Miracoli ©
Santa Maria dei Miracoli

2
nights
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, thenhit the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre, and then see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav, thensee the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Kranjska Gora in 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in April, with highs in Kranjska Gora at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Mojstrana
Highlights from your plan
Planica Valley ©
Planica Valley
Planica Nordic Centre ©
Planica Nordic Centre
Mount Triglav ©
Mount Triglav

3
nights
Bled, Slovenia

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 30th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Mala Osojnica, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, hit the slopes at Straža Bled, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Iglica Waterfall, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bled using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bled are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Radovljica
Highlights from your plan
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica
Zipline

3
nights
Maribor, Slovenia

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor and Murska Sobota Regional Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Plague Column and Ramšak Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Golf Course Livada (in Moravske Toplice), Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War (in Murska Sobota) and Vulkanija Adventure Park (in Gornji Grad). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Dveri Pax Winery.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Maribor road trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Murska Sobota, Golf Course Livada, Dveri Pax Winery, Vulkanija Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
Dveri Pax Winery ©
Dveri Pax Winery
Vulkanija Adventure Park ©
Vulkanija Adventure Park

2
nights
Ptuj, Slovenia

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Slovenski trg Square, take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Plečnik's Church. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Berg Boč, thenappreciate the history behind Pragersko Railway Station, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist’s Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ptuj trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Ptuj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Celje.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Berg Boč, Pragersko Railway Station, St. John the Baptist’s Church, Plečnik's Church
Highlights from your plan
Plečnik's Church ©
Plečnik's Church
Borl Castle ©
Borl Castle
St. John the Baptist’s Church ©
St. John the Baptist’s Church

2
nights
Celje, Slovenia

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.
For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Celje travel route site.

Getting from Ptuj to Celje by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Celje can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Celje

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sevnica Castle, Snow Cave
Highlights from your plan
Snow Cave ©
Snow Cave
Sevnica Castle ©
Sevnica Castle
The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan ©
The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan

2
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 10th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Congress Square (Kongresni trg) and then contemplate the long history of Franja Partisan Hospital. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church and then take in the dramatic scenery at Logar Valley Landscape Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online road trip planner.

You can drive from Celje to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franja Partisan Hospital, Logar Valley Landscape Park
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Logar Valley Landscape Park ©
Logar Valley Landscape Park
Franja Partisan Hospital ©
Franja Partisan Hospital
Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church ©
Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church

3
nights
Postojna, Slovenia

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.
Visiting Planina Cave and Slivnica will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Prem Castle and Ecomuseum of the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka. Venture out of the city with trips to Idrija (Hg Smeltery, Idrija War Museum, &more) and Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack, get your game on at Creative Ways Escape Adventure, and learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Postojna planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Idrija, Prem Castle, Slivnica, Boris Lisjak Winery, Ecomuseum of the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka
Highlights from your plan
Hg Smeltery ©
Hg Smeltery
Prem Castle ©
Prem Castle
Slivnica ©
Slivnica

3
nights
Koper, Slovenia

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fontico and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary. Here are some ideas for day two: partake in some friendly competition at Karra Karst Escapes, thenHead underground at Divača Cave, thenexplore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle, and finally walk around Park Pietro Coppo.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Koper tour builder website.

Drive from Postojna to Koper in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Postojna in May, Koper is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Izola, Karra Karst Escapes, Socerb Castle, Divača Cave
Highlights from your plan
Divača Cave ©
Divača Cave
Socerb Castle ©
Socerb Castle
The Rotunda of St John the Baptist ©
The Rotunda of St John the Baptist

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nights
Piran, Slovenia

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Popular historic sites such as Marija Snežne Church and Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Magical World of Shells Museum and Church of St Peter. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and partake in some friendly competition at Creative Ways.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Piran day trip planning tool.

Piran is just a stone's throw from Koper. May in Piran sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Strunjan, Fonda Fish Farm
Highlights from your plan
Piran Minorite Monastery ©
Piran Minorite Monastery
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Church of St. Francis of Assisi ©
Church of St. Francis of Assisi

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