15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour 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.
Get some historical perspective at Škofja Loka Castle and City Museum of Ljubljana. Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Contemporary History and National Gallery. When in Ljubljana, make a side trip to see Franja Partisan Hospital in Cerkno, approximately Cerkno away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Plečnik's House, pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana online tour itinerary planner.

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 changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can 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 see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Postojna trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lipica.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:
Highlights from your trip

Lipica

— 1 night
Known for its Lipizzaner horses, Lipica is nevertheless more than just a horse lover's heaven.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lipica Stud Farm. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): visit the horses at Lipica Stud Farm and then see the interesting displays at Lipizzan Museum Lipikum.

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Lipica is just a short distance from Postojna. Traveling from Postojna in September, expect Lipica to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive 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): examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum and then take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran route site.

You can drive from Lipica to Piran in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. September in Piran sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Wine Tasting Bled has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, then take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, then look for gifts at Galerija Mikame, and finally indulge your senses at Wine Tasting Bled. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bled holiday builder tool.

Getting from Piran to Bled by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in September, expect Bled to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car 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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent, then pause for some photo ops 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 learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Maribor online route planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Maribor sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive 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.
On the 26th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Lavender Farm Haloze, explore the historical opulence of Borl Castle, then steep yourself in history at Schloss Dornava, then take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Slovenski trg Square. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, steep yourself in history at Prince's Palace, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery of Contemporary Art, and finally appreciate the history behind Sveti Florijan Statue.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ptuj online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Ptuj takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to 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.