15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Shuttle
2
Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Bled Castle, Ojstrica, &more) and Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, walk around Tivoli Park, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Maribor.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure
Side Trips
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Maribor — 3 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Ptuj (Ptuj City Tower & Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God), The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan (in Celje) and Lovrenc Lakes (in Zreče). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor, hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Maribor vacation planner.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Maribor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Koper.
Wineries · Parks · Tours · Nature
Side Trips
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Koper — 3 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Winestronaut (in Ajdovščina) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Koper tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Koper takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Maribor in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Koper. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 10th (Wed), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in August, things will get little chillier in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trip
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, get outside with Outdoor Activities, then stroll through Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, and then take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip maker app.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trips
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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.