15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Start: Ottawa
Fly + Shuttle:  15 h
1
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Bus:  45 min
2
Postojna
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Lipica
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Bled
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
7
Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Ottawa

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Appreciate the collections at Škofja Loka Castle and National Museum of Contemporary History. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Gallery and Franja Partisan Hospital. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at City Museum of Ljubljana, pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

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Ottawa, Canada to Ljubljana is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Ljubljana is 6 hours. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Škofja Loka Castle, Franja Partisan Hospital
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Škofja Loka Castle ©
Škofja Loka Castle
National Museum of Contemporary History ©
National Museum of Contemporary History
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

1
night
Postojna

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Toplar Double Hayrack.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Postojna attractions website.

You can take a bus from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Postojna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums
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Toplar Double Hayrack ©
Toplar Double Hayrack

1
night
Lipica

Lipica ©
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
You've now added Lipica Stud Farm to your itinerary. On the 19th (Sat), trot along with Lipica Stud Farm and then see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lipica sightseeing planner.

Lipica is very close to Postojna. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Postojna in September, with highs in Lipica at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Lipica

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Lipica Stud Farm ©
Lipica Stud Farm
Lipizzan Museum Lipikum ©
Lipizzan Museum Lipikum

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum and then take in the waterfront at Port Piran. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

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Drive from Lipica to Piran in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Piran are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Piran

Museums Beaches Wildlife

Side Trip

Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum ©
Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Port Piran ©
Port Piran

2
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You've now added Wine Tasting Bled to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Tue), examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, get great views at Ojstrica, then take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Mikame, and finally indulge your senses at Wine Tasting Bled. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, then admire the sheer force of Peričnik Waterfall, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bled road trip planner.

You can drive from Piran to Bled in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in September, expect Bled to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Museums Tours Nature

Side Trips

Mojstrana, Museum of Apiculture, Church of St John the Baptist
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Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Museum of Apiculture ©
Museum of Apiculture
Slovenian Alpine Museum ©
Slovenian Alpine Museum

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Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Big Guy's Wine Tour as well as Old Vine House. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor, then appreciate the history behind Plague Column, then awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Presernova street and then do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat.

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Getting from Bled to Maribor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ptuj.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Presernova street
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Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor ©
Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor
Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Presernova street ©
Presernova street

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nights
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Lavender Farm Haloze, explore the historical opulence of Borl Castle, steep yourself in history at Schloss Dornava, then don't miss a visit to Ptuj City Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Slovenski trg Square. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, contemplate the long history of Prince's Palace, then shop like a local with Gallery of Contemporary Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Sveti Florijan Statue.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ptuj online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Ptuj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Ptuj are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Celje
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Borl Castle ©
Borl Castle
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Gallery of Contemporary Art ©
Gallery of Contemporary Art