11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
2
Maribor
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Bovec
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h
End: Brussels

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Island, Bled Castle, &more), Human Fish Brewery (in Vrhnika) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and partake in some friendly competition at Unlock Ljubljana.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana day trip planning app.

Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Brussels in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vipava River Spring, Human Fish Brewery
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, learn about winemaking at Ramsak Winery, don't miss a visit to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, and finally get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor online tour planner.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. April in Maribor sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries Fun & Games Parks
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor ©
Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor ©
Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor

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.
On the 11th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Triglav, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bohinjsko Jezero trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Maribor in April: highs in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Mount Triglav, Oplen House Museum
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall
Oplen House Museum ©
Oplen House Museum

1
night
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Predil Pass, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bovec trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Bovec, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Predil Pass ©
Predil Pass

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Tartini Square, admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca, make a trip to Port Piran, have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, then examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and finally stop by Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip site.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Bovec in April, expect Piran to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Koper, Škocjan Caves
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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