15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana

— 3 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 Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Žigon's House (in Škofja Loka), Ljubljanica River Exhibition (in Vrhnika) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Technical Museum of Slovenia, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, explore the world behind art at Galerija Kambič, and view the masterpieces at Galerija Hest.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip maker tool.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Ljubljana are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Escape the urban bustle at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach. Let the collections at Magical World of Shells Museum and Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum capture your imagination. Explore Piran's surroundings by going to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje). And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, learn more about the world around you at Mediadom Pyrhani, kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, and examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Piran online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in September, with highs in Piran at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:

Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, and then browse the exhibits of Gewerkenegg Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Tolmin Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tolmin online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Piran to Tolmin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Tolmin

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

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 8th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, fly down the slopes at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip builder website.

You can drive from Tolmin to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tolmin in September, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 21°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Transportation · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

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 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, then examine the collection at Rogatec Open Air Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum of National Liberation, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, then examine the collection at Museum of Recent History Celje, and finally examine the collection at Lasko Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip builder website.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Maribor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bled Castle and Slovenian Alpine Museum. Visiting Vintgar Gorge and Zipline will get you outdoors. Step out of Bled to go to Kranjska Gora and see Vršič Pass, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture, contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, and head off the coast to Bled Island.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bled trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 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.