17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
2
Maribor
— 3 nights
3
Ljubljana
— 7 nights
4
Piran
— 4 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, see the interesting displays at Pocar Farm, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Divje Babe Archaeological Park.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip builder tool.

New Orleans, USA to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from New Orleans to Bohinjsko Jezero, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Bohinjsko Jezero, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Divje Babe Archaeological Park, Oplen House Museum, Pocar Farm
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum
Divje Babe Archaeological Park
Divje Babe Archaeological Park

3
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.
Let the collections at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum and Vulkanija Adventure Park capture your imagination. Ptuj Castle and Ramšak Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War (in Murska Sobota), Museum of Recent History Celje (in Celje) and Synagogue Lendava (in Lendava). There's lots more to do: stop by Vino Valdhuber, examine the collection at Old Vine House, and do a tasting at Ptuj Wine Cellar.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Maribor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Maribor sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Ptuj, Vulkanija Adventure Park, Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War, Museum of Recent History Celje, Vino Valdhuber
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Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum ©
Vulkanija Adventure Park ©
Vulkanija Adventure Park
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

7
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Popular historic sites such as Bled Castle and City Museum of Ljubljana are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Galerija Mikame and Galerija Fotografija. Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to Nativity Museum (Muzej jaslic) in Brezje--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, examine the collection at Slovenian Ethnographic Museum, explore the world behind art at Tiporenesansa, and have fun and explore at House of Illusions.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Nativity Museum (Muzej jaslic)
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Galerija Mikame ©
Galerija Mikame

4
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Magical World of Shells Museum and Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum. Appreciate the collections at Military Museum Tabor and Loza Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje), Socerb Castle (in Crni Kal) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, shop like a local with Manzioli Square, and examine the collection at Tartini's House.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Piran online day trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 53°F. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Koper, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Tonina House, Manzioli Square, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
Military Museum Tabor ©
Military Museum Tabor

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