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.
Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Škofja Loka Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Straža Bled. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Zipline, Mala Osojnica, &more), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela). Spend the 13th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. In August, Ljubljana is little chillier than Rome - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle to Maribor.
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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 17th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering 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. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, pause for some photo ops at Alma M. Karlin Statue, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Almshouse.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Maribor day trip planning tool.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 19th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take a memorable ride with Vogel, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

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. Traveling from Maribor in August, expect nights in Bohinjsko Jezero to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
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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.
On the 20th (Sat), admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, explore the activities along Lake Jasna, then pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec, then admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, and finally make a splash at Aqua Larix. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, make a trip 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.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.
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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 22nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and finally examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kobarid day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Kobarid are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.
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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.
On the 24th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Stephen's Church, make a trip 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 your second day here, steep yourself in history at Muda Gate, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Koper trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Koper takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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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.
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