15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner

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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Izola
— 5 nights
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Bovec
— 5 nights
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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 7th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, trek along Vintgar Gorge, and then Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Golden Horn Fairyland, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bled tour planning website.

Nuremberg, Germany to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Trails · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Wed) before leaving for Izola.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours
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Izola

— 5 nights
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Relax by the water at Portorož Beach and Svetilnik Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Škocjan Caves and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, get outside with Šalet Tunnel, identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, and examine the collection at Mediadom Pyrhani.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Izola tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Izola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Izola when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around 20°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bovec.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 5 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tolmin Gorge and River Rafting & Tubing. Get outdoors at Kozjak Waterfall and Planica Valley. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Nova Gorica (ManiPediSpa Supernova & Magma X) and Solkan Bridge (in Solkan). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, make a trip to Fort Hermann, and take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Bovec road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Izola to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Izola in August, with highs in Bovec at 28°C and lows at 14°C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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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.