26 days in Venice & Slovenia Itinerary

26 days in Venice & Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

26 days in Venice & Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Venice, Italy
1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
3
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Maribor, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Ptuj, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Celje, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
8
Postojna, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Koper, Slovenia
— 3 nights
shuttle:  30​min
10
Piran, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Zadar, Croatia

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: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Zulian (Giuliano), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, admire the landmark architecture of Via Garibaldi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then contemplate 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 traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Venice road trip site .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Venice Marco Polo Airport, Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport and Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa di San Zaccaria ©
Chiesa di San Zaccaria
Church of San Pantalon ©
Church of San Pantalon
Santa Maria dei Miracoli ©
Santa Maria dei Miracoli

2
nights
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Kranjska Gora ©
Kranjska Gora is a town in northwestern Slovenia, on the Sava Dolinka River in the Upper Carniola region, close to the Austrian and Italian borders. On the 29th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, then hit the slopes at Planica Nordic Centre, and then examine the collection at Liznjekova house. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Triglav, then examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora vacation builder website .

Drive from Venice to Kranjska Gora in 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in April: high temperatures in Kranjska Gora hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Wildlife Winter Sports

Side Trip

Mojstrana
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Planica Valley ©
Planica Valley
Planica Nordic Centre ©
Planica Nordic Centre
Triglav ©
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 28th (Tue): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, get great views at Mala Osojnica, take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Straza Bled, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Iglica Waterfall.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bled trip maker .

Traveling by bus from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Radovljica
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
Highlights from your plan
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Radovljica Old Town ©
Radovljica Old Town
Straza Bled ©
Straza Bled

3
nights
Maribor, Slovenia

Maribor ©
Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 95,500 inhabitants in 2016. Visit Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor and Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War for their historical value. Plague Column and Dveri Pax Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maribor: Murska Sobota Castle (in Murska Sobota), Golf Center Livada (in Moravske Toplice) and Vulkanija Adventure Park (in Gornji Grad). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Ramsak Winery.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Bled to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Maribor, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Murska Sobota, Golf Center Livada, Dveri Pax Winery, Vulkanija Adventure Park
Find places to stay May 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Vulkanija Adventure Park ©
Vulkanija Adventure Park
Plague Column ©
Plague Column
Murska Sobota Regional Museum ©
Murska Sobota Regional Museum

2
nights
Ptuj, Slovenia

Ptuj ©
Ptuj is a town in northeastern Slovenia that is the seat of the Municipality of Ptuj. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Slovenski trg Square, take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Bogojina Church of the Ascension. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Berg Boc, then appreciate the history behind Pragersko Railway Station, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist’s Church.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ptuj travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Maribor to Ptuj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Celje.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

St. John the Baptist’s Church, Bogojina Church of the Ascension, Pragersko Railway Station, Berg Boc
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
St. John the Baptist’s Church ©
St. John the Baptist’s Church
Borl Castle ©
Borl Castle
Pragersko Railway Station ©
Pragersko Railway Station

2
nights
Celje, Slovenia

Celje ©
Celje is the third-largest town in Slovenia. To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Celje travel route builder tool .

You can drive from Ptuj to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Celje sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for Ljubljana.

Things to do in Celje

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sevnica Castle, Snezna Jama
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Mestni park ©
Mestni park
Sevnica Castle ©
Sevnica Castle
Celje Hall ©
Celje Hall

2
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stroll around Congress Square (Kongresni trg) and then pause for some photo ops at Franja Partisan Hospital. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church, then admire the landmark architecture of Hauptmannova Hisa, and then admire the sheer force of Landscape park Logar Valley.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online road trip planner .

Getting from Celje to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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.
Prem Castle and Topilnica Hg are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Planina Cave and Slivnica. Venture out of the city with trips to Idrija (Idrija War Museum & Idrija Kamst) and Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Toplar hayrack, learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, and have some family-friendly fun at Creative Ways.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Postojna trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by bus from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Postojna sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Idrija, Slivnica, Winery Tilia Estate, Boris Lisjak Winery, Eco-museum of the Pivka intermittent lakes
Find places to stay May 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Topilnica Hg ©
Topilnica Hg
Prem Castle ©
Prem Castle
Slivnica ©
Slivnica

3
nights
Koper, Slovenia

Koper ©
Koper is a city in southwestern Slovenia, with the other Slovenian coastal towns Ankaran, Izola, Piran, and Portorož, situated along the country's 47-kilometre coastline, in the Istrian Region, approximately five kilometres from its border with Italy. On the 15th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Fontico and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Friary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): partake in some friendly competition at Karra, explore the fascinating underground world of Divaska jama, then explore the historical opulence of The Socerb Castle, then walk around Park Pietro Coppo, and finally examine the collection at Muzej Parenzana.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Koper trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Postojna to Koper takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Postojna in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Koper, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Izola, The Socerb Castle, Divaska jama, Karra
Find places to stay May 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Divaska jama ©
Divaska jama
The Socerb Castle ©
The Socerb Castle
Predor Salet ©
Predor Salet

3
nights
Piran, Slovenia

Piran ©
Church of St. Francis of Assisi and Cerkev Marije Snezne will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Strunjan Cliff and Nature Park Strunjan.

To plan Piran vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Piran is just a short distance from Koper. In May, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. 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
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Cerkev Marije Snezne ©
Cerkev Marije Snezne
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Church of St. Francis of Assisi ©
Church of St. Francis of Assisi

Similar Plans

30 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in Croatia, Italy & Slovenia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Croatia, Slovenia & Hungary BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 50 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 37 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM BAHRAIN October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Slovenia BY A USER FROM ALBANIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM SERBIA April, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans