15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Train + Subway + Train + Fly:  7 h 15 min
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h
End: Birmingham


Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bring the kids along to Minicity Ljubljana and Velenje beach. Get outdoors at Vintgar Gorge and Zipline. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Straza Bled, Bled Island, &more), Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave) and Early Christian Baptistery (in Celje). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana, take in the views from Triple Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall (Magistrat), and admire the landmark architecture of Seminary Palace and Library.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana road trip planning app .

Birmingham, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in August, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

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Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge, Velenje beach, Early Christian Baptistery
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Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Stand-Up Paddleboarding


Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 13th (Thu), engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. George, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portoroz Beach, then kick back and relax at Nature Park Strunjan, and finally make a trip to Piran Town Walls. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain, Head underground at Skocjan Caves, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Koper, Portoroz Beach, Nature Park Strunjan, Skocjan Caves
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves


Kobarid ©
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.
Visiting Kozjak Waterfalls and Tolmin Gorge will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like River Rafting & Tubing and Soca Valley. Take a break from Kobarid with a short trip to Virje Waterfall in Bovec, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, get outside with Outdoor Activities, identify plant and animal life at Slap Krampez, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

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Drive from Piran to Kobarid in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Kobarid is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

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Bovec, Tolmin Gorge
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Tolmin Gorge ©
Tolmin Gorge
River Rafting & Tubing
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 18th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Golden Horn Fairyland, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip maker site .

You can drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Jasna and Zgornjesavska Valley. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps and Nadiza. When in Kranjska Gora, make a side trip to see Peričnik Waterfall in Mojstrana, approximately Mojstrana away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, fly down the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, make a trip to The Russian Chapel, and examine the collection at Pocar Farm.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Intersport Bernik ©
Intersport Bernik