28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13​h
1
Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Shuttle:  1​h 30​min
2
Maribor
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Tolmin
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Piran
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Toronto

6
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Zipline. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Straza Bled, Ojstrica, & more), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Radovljica (WoodWay & Radovljica Old Town). There's much more to do: stroll around Arboretum Volcji Potok, pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Ljubljana driving holiday tool .

Toronto, Canada to Ljubljana is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Bled, Radovljica, Arboretum Volcji Potok, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Zipline
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica

6
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 hidden gems such as Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor and Celje Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Fala Hydroelectric Power Plant Museum (in Fala), Cacti Pavilion (in Rogaska Slatina) and Ptuj (Schloss Dornava, Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Piramida (Pyramid Hill), ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, and hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Maribor tour planner.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Maribor sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ptuj, Celje, Podčetrtek, Cacti Pavilion, Schiffsmuhle an der Mur
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Piramida (Pyramid Hill) ©
Piramida (Pyramid Hill)
Three Ponds ©
Three Ponds

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lake Jasna and Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kranjska Gora: Wasserfall Pericnik (in Mojstrana), Jesenice Upper Sava Museum (in Jesenice) and Bovec (Fort Hermann & Fort Kluze). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Russian Chapel, tour the pleasant surroundings at Planica Nordic Centre, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec, and try your luck at Casino Larix.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora trip planning website .

You can drive from Maribor to Kranjska Gora in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Maribor in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kranjska Gora: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mojstrana, Bovec, Jesenice Upper Sava Museum, Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana
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Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps

4
nights
Tolmin

Tolmin ©
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Step off the beaten path and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Tolmin Gorge. Get out of town with these interesting Tolmin side-trips: Bovec (Boka Waterfall, Virje Waterfall, & more), Smartno (in Kojsko) and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum (in Idrija). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Slap Kozjak, head outdoors with Isonzo, explore the activities along Soca Valley, and examine the collection at Museum Planike.

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Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Tolmin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kranjska Gora in May, expect Tolmin to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Tolmin

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kobarid, Bovec, Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, Smartno, Franja Partisan Hospital
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Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley
Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls
River Rafting & Tubing

5
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piran Town Walls and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity. Venture out of the city with trips to Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Sempas), The Socerb Castle (in Crni Kal) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica).

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Getting from Tolmin to Piran by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. May in Piran sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Koper, Portoroz, The Socerb Castle, Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, Lipica Stud Farm
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Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George
Piran Town Walls ©
Piran Town Walls
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©

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