15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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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
Drive
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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 Predjama Castle. Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Ljubljanica River. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Metlika (Galerija Kambič & Bela Krajina Museum), Ljubljanica River Exhibition (in Vrhnika) and Žigon's House (in Škofja Loka). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Fotografija, and see the interesting displays at Pivka Park of Military History.

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.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach. Let the collections at Magical World of Shells Museum and Military Museum Tabor capture your imagination. Explore Piran's surroundings by going to Boris Lisjak Winery (in Dutovlje) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, learn more about the world around you at Mediadom Pyrhani, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Zusterna Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Piran vacation builder app.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, Piran is somewhat warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tolmin.
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Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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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, then examine the collection at Hg Smeltery, and then browse the exhibits of Gewerkenegg Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Tolmin Museum, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tolmin trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Tolmin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Tolmin, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) 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.
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.
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Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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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 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.
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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 Bled Island. Visiting Vintgar Gorge and Vršič Pass will get you outdoors. Spend the 12th (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum.

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You can drive from Maribor to Bled in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
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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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