15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Lipica
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Ottawa

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Škofja Loka Castle and National Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Museum of Contemporary History and City Museum of Ljubljana. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Cerkno to see Franja Partisan Hospital about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Plečnik's House, pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

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Ottawa, Canada to Ljubljana is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and shuttle. 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

Postojna

— 1 night
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 find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Postojna attractions website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; 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
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:
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Lipica

— 1 night
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, traveler tips, other places to visit, 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
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:

Piran

— 2 nights
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

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

Bled

— 2 nights
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 Falls, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, 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 take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. 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 · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:

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.
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, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 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 Prešernova Street and then do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

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Getting from Bled to Maribor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a 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

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:

Ptuj

— 2 nights
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 other places to visit, reviews, 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 train; or take a bus. 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

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

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.