15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Postojna
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Vipava
— 3 nights
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Škocjan
— 2 nights
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Lipica
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Piran
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Bovec

— 1 night
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 31st (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bovec journey planner.

Memmingen, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park. Keep things going the next day: hike along Vintgar Gorge, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Bled online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Bled are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana online vacation planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

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.
On the 5th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Postojna vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vipava.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites
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Vipava

— 3 nights
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
On the 6th (Mon), indulge your senses at Vino Zorz, explore the historical opulence of Štanjel Castle, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Ferrari Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): go deep underground at Idrija Kamšt, appreciate the history behind Franja Partisan Hospital, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Vipava River Spring.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vipava online tour itinerary maker.

Vipava is just a short distance from Postojna. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Postojna in September, with highs in Vipava at 28°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Škocjan.

Things to do in Vipava

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

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Škocjan

— 2 nights
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Škocjan day trip planning website.

Škocjan is very close to Vipava. You will leave for Lipica on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:
Highlights from your trip

Lipica

Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum and then take a pleasant ride with Lipica Stud Farm.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lipica visit planner.

Lipica is very close to Škocjan. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Lipica

Tours · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Piran is known for historic sites, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, look for all kinds of wild species at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Piran holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lipica to Piran takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:

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.