15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Stahovica
— 1 night
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Gornji Grad
— 1 night
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Mežica
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Zipline and Bled Castle. Visit Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Ljubljana Castle for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Straža Bled, Bled Island, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana online trip planner.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Piran.
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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 11th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the waterfront at Port Piran, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Piran day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in October, with highs in Piran at 67°F and lows at 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car 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 13th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in October, with highs in Bohinjsko Jezero at 57°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Stahovica.
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Stahovica — 1 night

Most visitors take a trip to Strahovica to access a popular hiking area, magical in all seasons.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Krvavec, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and then admire the sheer force of Logar Valley Landscape Park.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stahovica travel planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Stahovica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Stahovica sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gornji Grad.
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Gornji Grad — 1 night

Gornji Grad is the largest settlement and the administrative centre of the Municipality of Gornji Grad in Slovenia.GeographyIt is located on the Dreta River, a right tributary of the Savinja, in the southeastern foothills of the Kamnik–Savinja Alps, about 36km east of Celje and 55km north of Ljubljana. On the 15th (Sat), appreciate the views at Savinjska and then get a new perspective on nature at Vulkanija Adventure Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Gornji Grad trip itinerary planner.

Gornji Grad is just a stone's throw from Stahovica. October in Gornji Grad sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mežica.
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Mežica — 2 nights

Mežica is a town and a municipality in northern Slovenia. On the 16th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Pistrov Castle, then stroll through Black Hole Trail, and then pause for some photo ops at Plečnik Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, then examine the collection at Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem, and then appreciate the history behind Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mežica trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Gornji Grad to Mežica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Mežica can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vršič Pass and Soča Valley. Step off the beaten path and head to Tolmin Gorge and Italian Charnel House. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Kranjska Gora (Zgornjesavska Valley & Lake Jasna). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip planning site.

Getting from Mežica to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and car; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough 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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