15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner
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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 2 nights
Drive

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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Straža Bled, Zipline, &more), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Škofja Loka Castle, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and contemplate the long history of Miner's House.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana road trip planner.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in July; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Maribor.
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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 5th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then explore the historical opulence of Betnava Mansion (Betnavski Dvorec), then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, pause for some photo ops at Alma M. Karlin Statue, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Almshouse.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor day trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, fly down the slopes at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Maribor in August, you will find days in Bohinjsko Jezero are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 2 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 8th (Mon), appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec, then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and finally cool off at Aqua Larix. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then make a trip to The Russian Chapel, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ledine Intermittent Lake.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora attractions planner.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 2 nights

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Italian Charnel House, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally examine the collection at Cheese Museum of Kobarid. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kobarid online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kobarid sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 2 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Stephen's Church, make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Muda Gate, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Koper road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Koper takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kobarid in August: high temperatures in Koper hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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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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