15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Velika Planina (in Stahovica), Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela) and Bled (Straža Bled, Zipline, &more). Spend the 9th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience, and explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle.

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Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rome in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the historical opulence of Betnava Mansion (Betnavski Dvorec), then take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House. On the next day, examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, then appreciate the history behind Alma M. Karlin Statue, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Almshouse.

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You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj.

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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. While traveling from Maribor, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bohinjsko Jezero, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, then pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec, then admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, and finally try out the rides at Aqua Larix. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ledine Intermittent Lake.

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Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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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 18th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally see the interesting displays at Cheese Museum of Kobarid. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

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Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Stephen's Church, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Muda Gate, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace.

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You can drive from Kobarid to Koper in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Kobarid in August, things will get a bit warmer in Koper: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

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.