15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Velenje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zgornja Kungota
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 5 nights
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. Take a break from Ljubljana with a short trip to Velika Planina in Stahovica, about 50 minutes away. Spend the 1st (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Metelkova, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and stroll around Volčji Potok Arboretum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip builder website.

Tampa, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Tampa to Ljubljana is 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Tampa in April, with highs in Ljubljana at 62°F and lows at 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Velenje.
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Velenje — 2 nights

With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): delve into the distant past at Villa Ruzicka, steep yourself in history at Polenek Cultural Heritage House, then explore the historical opulence of Castle Komenda, then get a new perspective on nature at The House of Minerals, and finally explore the world behind art at Velenje Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary, pause for some serene contemplation at Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel, contemplate the long history of Almshouse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Maximilian of Celeia.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Velenje trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Velenje in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Velenje can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Zgornja Kungota.
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Zgornja Kungota — 1 night

Zgornja Kungota is a village and the seat of the Municipality of Kungota in the western part of the Slovene Hills (Slovenske gorice) in northeastern Slovenia.The parish church in the village, from which the settlement gets its name, is dedicated to Saint Cunigunde and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Maribor. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): try your luck at Casino Mond, then learn about winemaking at Šerbinek Winery & the Heart-Shaped Wine Road, then learn about winemaking at Vino Gaube, and finally look for gifts at Vino Valdhuber.

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Getting from Velenje to Zgornja Kungota by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In May, daily temperatures in Zgornja Kungota can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time 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 5th (Fri): make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Piran trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zgornja Kungota to Piran takes 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Piran are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bled.
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Bled — 5 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get some cultural insight at St. Martin's Parish Church and Bled Island. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Prešeren Grove. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Soča Valley (in Bovec), Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Ukanc Military Cemetery). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bled, with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly 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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