28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

28 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ljubljana
— 6 nights
2
Maribor
— 6 nights
3
Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights
4
Tolmin
— 4 nights
5
Piran
— 5 nights

6
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore hidden gems such as Beer Tastings & Tours and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Bohinjsko Jezero), Bled (Zipline, Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, &more) and Radovljica (WoodWay & Old Town Centre of Radovljica). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana, and walk around Volčji Potok Arboretum.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Ljubljana is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Bled, Radovljica, Parasailing & Paragliding, Volčji Potok Arboretum
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Zipline
Beer Tastings & Tours
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation ©
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Pyramid Archaeological Site and Ptuj Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Fala Hydroelectric Power Plant Museum (in Fala), Ptuj (Schloss Dornava & Town Hall) and Cacti Pavilion (in Rogaška Slatina). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Old Vine House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and test your team's savvy at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Maribor day trip planning site.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ptuj, Celje, Podčetrtek, Green Gold Beer Fountain, Grandmother's Mill
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Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Pyramid Archaeological Site ©
Pyramid Archaeological Site
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Peričnik Falls and Lake Jasna. Venture out of the city with trips to Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana (in Trenta), Bovec (Fort Hermann & Fort Kluze) and Mount Triglav (in Mojstrana). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, get engrossed in the history at Jesenice Upper Sava Museum, don't miss a visit to Tromeja -Triple border, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora day trip tool.

Getting from Maribor to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Maribor in May, you will find days in Kranjska Gora are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Tolmin.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Bovec, Mojstrana, Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana, Jesenice Upper Sava Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna
Peričnik Falls ©
Peričnik Falls
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass

4
nights
Tolmin

Tolmin ©
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Italian Charnel House and Kobarid Museum. Explore Tolmin's surroundings by going to Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum (in Idrija), Bovec (River Rafting & Tubing, Boka Waterfall, &more) and Šmartno (in Kojsko). There's still lots to do: admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, see the interesting displays at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, make a trip to Bridge of Napoleon, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tolmin tour planning tool.

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. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kranjska Gora in May, with highs in Tolmin at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kobarid, Bovec, Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, Šmartno, Franja Partisan Hospital
Highlights from your plan
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley
Italian Charnel House
Italian Charnel House
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum

5
nights
Piran

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Magical World of Shells Museum and St. George's Church. Explore Piran's surroundings by going to Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas), Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Socerb Castle (in Crni Kal). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Piran day trip planner.

You can drive from Tolmin to Piran in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Koper, Portorož, Lipica Stud Farm, Socerb Castle, Lepa Vida Boutique Winery
Highlights from your plan
St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Walls of Piran ©
Walls of Piran

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