15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Maribor
— 1 night
Shuttle
4
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Izola
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Vintgar Gorge, get great views at Mala Osojnica, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and try for a hole-in-one at Mini Golf Bled.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in August, expect nights in Bled to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kranjska Gora: Krampež Waterfall (in Kobarid), Bovec (Boka Waterfall, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass and contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora road trip site.

Getting from Bled to Kranjska Gora by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): examine the collection at Old Vine House, then fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, and finally admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Maribor itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Kranjska Gora to Maribor by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Maribor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, get outside with Outdoor Activities, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana route maker tool.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Izola.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Izola

— 2 nights
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally walk around Park Pietro Coppo.

Plan trip to Izola with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Izola in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Izola, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Piran day trip website.

Piran is just a stone's throw from Izola. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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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.