15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica), Bled (Triglav National Park, Ojstrica, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's lots more to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

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Venice, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in October: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 18°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, stroll around Three Ponds, then get to know the fascinating history of Lent, then do a tasting at Ramšak Winery, and finally do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plague Column, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, then learn about winemaking at Dveri Pax Winery, and finally let little ones run wild at Maribor City Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Maribor trip itinerary planning website.

Take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 1 night
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 8th (Fri): get around town with Vogel, see the interesting displays at Oplen House Museum, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Maribor in October: highs in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trip

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Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
When in Kranjska Gora, make a side trip to see Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana, approximately Mojstrana away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec, and see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora route maker website.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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Kobarid

— 2 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then hike along Koseč Gorges.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kobarid online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kobarid are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Veneziana, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain, get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, then admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Town Hall, and finally relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Piran travel planning app.

Getting from Kobarid to Piran by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Kobarid in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Piran: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Nature · Museums · Childrens Museums

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.