14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner
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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Podčetrtek
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to San Francisco

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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip tool.

San Francisco, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 68°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bled.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Bovec (Soča Valley & Zipline) and Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero). Spend the 21st (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Bled trip planning tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Bled, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Piran.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, don't miss a visit to Port Piran, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, and ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Piran trip itinerary site.

Drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in September, expect Piran to be somewhat warmer, temps between 76°F and 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Podčetrtek.
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Podčetrtek — 3 nights

For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, walk around City Park, and then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): admire the striking features of Žiče Charterhouse, then awaken your taste buds at Zlati Grič Wine Cellar, and then walk around Laško Spa Park.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Podčetrtek trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Piran to Podčetrtek in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Piran in September, with highs in Podčetrtek at 71°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.
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