17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Dobrovo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Sydney

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Ljubljana

— 3 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: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). There's still lots to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and walk around Tivoli Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana online vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to Ljubljana is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Get out of town with these interesting Kranjska Gora side-trips: Bovec (Soca Rider, Sport Mix, &more). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, and see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip planning website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Radovljica (Museum of Apiculture & Old Town Centre of Radovljica). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, and take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planning site.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dobrovo.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Dobrovo

— 3 nights
Near the Italian border, Dobrovo remains a small settlement in a region known for its hilly orchards, vineyards, and olive groves.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Kobarid (Kobarid Museum, Kozjak Waterfall, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Šmartno, explore the historical opulence of Kromberk Castle, learn about winemaking at Vinoteka Brda, and take in the views from Solkan Bridge.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dobrovo trip builder app.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Dobrovo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in September, with highs in Dobrovo at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Dobrovo

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 23rd (Wed), admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, then see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, then see some colorful creatures with Piran Divers, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Piran trip planner.

You can drive from Dobrovo to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle; or take a bus. In September in Piran, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:

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.