15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Piran
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: London

6
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 Peričnik Waterfall (in Mojstrana), Bled (Straza Bled, Bled Castle, &more) and Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana road trip tool.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ljubljana is 1 hour. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, St. Jacob Church, Peričnik Waterfall, Vintgar Gorge
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Parasailing & Paragliding
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

3
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tartini Square, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, and look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in May since evenings lows in Piran dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Koper, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Park Pietro Coppo, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Škocjan Caves
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Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

3
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Gonjače Viewing Tower (in Kojsko), Magma X (in Nova Gorica) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, learn about all things military at Drežnica Village, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in May, with highs in Bovec at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Kobarid, Gonjače Viewing Tower, Magma X, Vršič Pass
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): examine the collection at Oplen House Museum, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then stroll the grounds of Vojasko Pokopalisce Ukanc, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Triglav, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero route planner.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

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