15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner

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Novo Mesto
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 1 day
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Ajdovščina
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Novo Mesto

— 2 nights
Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. Discover how to plan a Novo Mesto trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Zagreb, Croatia to Novo Mesto is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. July in Novo Mesto sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:

Bled

— 1 day
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, discover the deep blue sea with Diving Bled, then take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, and finally step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bled day trip planning site.

You can drive from Novo Mesto to Bled in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 3 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Bohinj and Mostnica Gorge. Bring the kids along to Vogel and Ukanc Military Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Triglav.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planner.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bled. July in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and then delve into the distant past at Tolmin Castle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Ajdovščina.

Things to do in Bovec

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Ajdovščina

— 2 nights
Ajdovščina is a small town with a population of about 6,700, located in the Vipava Valley, during Italian rule (1918–1943, nominally lasted to 1947), the style of the town does not resemble that of a typical Italian town. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Idrija Kamšt, stroll through Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Otlica Natural Window.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ajdovščina travel route planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Ajdovščina in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, Ajdovščina is a bit warmer than Bovec - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ajdovščina

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:

Postojna

— 3 nights
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.
Visit Predjama Castle and Snežnik Castle for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park and Karst Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Slivnica (in Cerknica). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, view the masterpieces at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, and stop by Guštarna.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna trip itinerary builder.

Postojna is just a stone's throw from Ajdovščina. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Ajdovščina in July; daily highs in Postojna reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 3rd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana visit planning tool.

You can drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 4:

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.