15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Bled
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vipava
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Ptuj
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bled Castle and Bled Island. Visiting Vintgar Gorge and Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve, Liznjekova house, &more), Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Savica Waterfall, &more) and Martuljek Waterfalls (in Gozd Martuljek). There's lots more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get great views at Ojstrica, and explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bled attractions planner.

London, UK to Bled is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bled, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. You'll set off for Bovec on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 3:

Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Visit Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit and Ravelnik Open Air Museum for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Source of the Soča River and Thirsty River Brewing. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora), Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). There's lots more to do: skim along the rocks with Bovec Sport Center, get the lay of the land with The Walks of Peace, explore the ancient world of Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob, and take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Bovec route builder app.

Getting from Bled to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Bovec, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vipava.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:

Vipava

— 2 nights
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
On the 6th (Sun), explore the activities along Vipava River Spring. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then learn about winemaking at Vino Zorz.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vipava online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Vipava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September, Vipava is a bit warmer than Bovec - with highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Vipava

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

Piran

— 1 night
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 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter and then admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Piran trip website.

Getting from Vipava to Piran by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Piran can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Adventure · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

Ptuj

— 1 night
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 10th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, steep yourself in history at Terme Ptuj, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prešernova Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. George.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ptuj day trip app.

You can drive from Piran to Ptuj in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in September, things will get little chillier in Ptuj: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): do a tasting at Ramšak Winery, examine the collection at Museum of National Liberation, then do a tasting at Vino Gaube, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Lent, take in the spiritual surroundings of Plague Column, take in the views from Old Bridge, then indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, and finally identify plant and animal life at Maribor City Park.

Start your trip to Maribor by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Ptuj to Maribor in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Maribor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Fun & Games · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:

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.