15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner
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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Novo Mesto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ptuj
Drive
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Celje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranj
— 3 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Vogel. Get a sense of the local culture at Cankarjevo Nabrežje and National Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Mala Osojnica & Straža Bled) and Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana route maker site.

Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in August, with highs in Ljubljana at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Novo Mesto.
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Novo Mesto — 2 nights

Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Main Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Najger Repnica Wine Cave, boost your wellbeing at Terme Čatež, then explore the historical opulence of Raka Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Žužemberk Castle.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Novo Mesto trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Novo Mesto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Novo Mesto, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ptuj.
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Ptuj

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, make a trip to Prešernova Street, and then pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument.

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Getting from Novo Mesto to Ptuj by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Ptuj sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Celje.
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Celje — 2 nights

An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel, don't miss a visit to Almshouse, then steep yourself in history at Prince's Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Cecilia Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then explore the historical opulence of Slovenska Bistrica Castle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Celje planning website.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Celje takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kranj.
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Kranj — 3 nights

The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Škofja Loka Castle. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and finally steep yourself in history at Franja Partisan Hospital.

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You can drive from Celje to Kranj in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a train. August in Kranj sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will leave for Postojna on the 14th (Sun).
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Snežnik Castle. Step off the beaten path and head to Cross Cave and Gewerkenegg Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Postojna: Slivnica (in Cerknica), Natural Bathing Place Lajšt (in Spodnja Idrija) and Miner's House (in Idrija). The adventure continues: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, and make a trip to Lake Petelinje.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna trip planner.

You can drive from Kranj to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Postojna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get in touch with nature at Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tartini Square and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, learn more about the world around you at Mediadom Pyrhani, get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, and admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Piran online road trip planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Postojna in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Piran. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive 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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