15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip maker

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
5
Srednja vas v Bohinju
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 4 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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a stroll through Metelkova, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): stop by Guštarna, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana tour itinerary planning site.

Belfast, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Belfast to Ljubljana, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Belfast in August, you will find days in Ljubljana are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:

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.
Visit Celje Castle and Maribor Cathedral for their historical value. Big Guy's Wine Tour and Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Orpheus Monument (in Ptuj) and Spas (in Podčetrtek). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Old Vine House, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and walk around Three Ponds.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

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 4th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house, then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and finally make a trip to The Russian Chapel.

Discover how to plan a Kranjska Gora trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Maribor to Kranjska Gora in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Maribor in September, expect nights in Kranjska Gora to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Piran itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kranjska Gora in September: high temperatures in Piran hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. You will leave for Srednja vas v Bohinju on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Srednja vas v Bohinju

— 3 nights
Popular historic sites such as Church of St John the Baptist and Ukanc Military Cemetery are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Oplen House Museum and Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Srednja vas v Bohinju road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Piran to Srednja vas v Bohinju takes 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in September, with highs in Srednja vas v Bohinju at 21°C and lows at 10°C. You will leave for Bled on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Srednja vas v Bohinju

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get some cultural insight at Bled Castle and St. Martin's Parish Church. Get outdoors at Vintgar Gorge and Zipline. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the striking features of Bled Island, steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, and get great views at Ojstrica.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled day trip app.

Bled is just a short distance from Srednja vas v Bohinju. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:

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.