15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Škofja Loka
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Škofja Loka
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Stari Trg pri Lozu
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Škofja Loka — 1 night

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
On the 5th (Mon), take in the views from Nesk's Footbridge, appreciate the history behind Marian and Holy Trinity Columns, then admire the striking features of St. Jacob Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tunnels Under Old Kranj.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Škofja Loka day trip planning app.

Newark, USA to Škofja Loka is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Škofja Loka due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in September, things will get little chillier in Škofja Loka: highs are around 69°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bled.
Historic Sites
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Three Country Border (in Rateče), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Ajdovska Deklica). There's still lots to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bled trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Škofja Loka to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip maker site.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a short distance from Bled. In September, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Tolmin.
Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Transportation
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Tolmin — 2 nights

At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tolmin day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Tolmin takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in September; daily highs in Tolmin reach 76°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Postojna.
Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

Postojna — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Postojna day trip planning website.

You can drive from Tolmin to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, Postojna is little chillier than Tolmin - with highs of 69°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Stari Trg pri Lozu.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Stari Trg pri Lozu — 1 night

The small village of Stari Trg pri Lozu remains especially interesting to history buffs and nature lovers.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Slivnica, then explore the galleries of Snežnik Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cross Cave, and finally explore the activities along Cerknica Lake.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Stari Trg pri Lozu day trip app.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Stari Trg pri Lozu takes an hour. In September in Stari Trg pri Lozu, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Ljubljana.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:

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: Fonda Fish Farm (in Portorož) and Piran (Tartini Square & Magical World of Shells Museum). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, stop by Metelkova, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Stari Trg pri Lozu to Ljubljana takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Neighborhoods · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 18:

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.