12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
5
Bled
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Ljubljana

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, admire the landmark architecture of Hauptmannova Hisa, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljanski Grad, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): make a trip to Mestni Trg, then take in the views from Tromostovje, then explore the activities along River Ljubljanica Kanal, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planning app .

Amsterdam, Holland to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in April: highs in Ljubljana hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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River Ljubljanica Kanal ©
River Ljubljanica Kanal
Ljubljanski Grad ©
Ljubljanski Grad

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, make a trip to Piran Town Walls, stroll through Portoroz Beach, then view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm, explore the fascinating underground world of Skocjan Caves, then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and finally take in the waterfront at Port Piran.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Piran online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Piran. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Skocjan Caves, Praetorian Palace, Lipica Stud Farm, Portoroz Beach
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Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Lipica Stud Farm ©
Lipica Stud Farm

2
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 95,500 inhabitants in 2016. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Old Vine House, examine the collection at Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), then explore the striking landscape at Piramida (Pyramid Hill), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral (Church of St John the Baptist).

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Maribor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Maribor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Maribor, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), Spas, Celje Castle
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Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad) ©
Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad)
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Piramida (Pyramid Hill) ©
Piramida (Pyramid Hill)

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Waterfall Savica. On the 30th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Waterfall Savica, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, pause for some serene contemplation at Succursal Church Of The Holy Spirit By The Lake, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then stroll through Vogel Ski Center, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument To Four Courageous Men.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. When traveling from Maribor in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Bohinjsko Jezero, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Church of St John the Baptist
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Vogel Ski Center ©
Vogel Ski Center
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica

2
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vintgar Gorge as well as Triglav National Park.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bled day trip planner .

Drive from Piran to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Piran in April since evenings lows in Bled dip to 5°C. You will leave for home on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Bled

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park

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