15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Bucharest

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Soča Valley (in Bovec), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, stroll through Straža Bled, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and stop by Infocenter Triglavska Roža Bled.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled day trip site.

Bucharest, Romania to Bled is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Bucharest to Bled is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Bucharest in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Bled: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 3 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Explore Bohinjsko Jezero's surroundings by going to Fort Hermann (in Bovec) and Nadiza (in Kranjska Gora). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, trek along Golden Horn Fairyland, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero itinerary builder website.

Bohinjsko Jezero is very close to Bled. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:

Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 19th (Thu), savor the flavors at Big Guy's Wine Tour, then admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor, and then learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, learn about winemaking at Vino Gaube, and then learn about winemaking at Ramšak Winery.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Maribor trip maker tool.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 21st (Sat), admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum Tabor. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then make a trip to Tartini Square, and finally see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Piran planner.

Getting from Maribor to Piran by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Maribor in August, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 20 — 22:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
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: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Spend the 25th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana sightseeing app.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Ljubljana to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:

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.