15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive

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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some historical perspective at Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Škofja Loka Castle. Let the collections at National Museum of Contemporary History and Miner's House capture your imagination. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica), Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more) and Žirovnica (Church of the Sorrowful Mother of God & St. Mark's Church in Vrba). Spend the 20th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 21st (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, get engrossed in the history at Prešeren House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary tool.

Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Milan in September, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 22:

Piran

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Duka Gallery, make a trip to Walls of Piran, take in the exciting artwork at Tartini's House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, and finally examine the collection at Hitchhikers Museum. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter, enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then steep yourself in history at Fontico, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Piran tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, Piran is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:

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 25th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Slovenska Ulica street, examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and finally explore the ancient world of Early Christian Baptistery. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and then examine the collection at Old Vine House.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Maribor route planner.

Getting from Piran to Maribor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in September, expect Maribor to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:

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 27th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take a memorable ride with Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Maribor in September, you will find days in Bohinjsko Jezero are little chillier (21°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Explore hidden gems such as Kayaking & Canoeing and Kozjak Waterfall. Let the collections at Kobarid Museum and Cheese Museum of Kobarid capture your imagination. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna & Vršič Pass). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Bovec tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:

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.