15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner
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Drive
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Nova Gorica
— 1 night
Drive
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Koper
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan

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Nova Gorica — 1 night

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Vipavski Križ Castle and then kick back and relax at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt. On your second day here, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica day trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Nova Gorica is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. July in Nova Gorica sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 4 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve. Popular historic sites such as St. George's Church and St. Anne's Friary are in your itinerary. Take a break from Koper with a short trip to Postojna Cave in Postojna, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Rotunda Svetega Janeza Krstnika, stroll through Svetilnik Beach, and make a trip to Walls of Piran.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Koper trip planner.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In July in Koper, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Bled.
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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get in touch with nature at Vintgar Gorge and Zipline. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Triglav National Park and St. Martin's Parish Church. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, Bled is little chillier than Koper - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Maribor.
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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 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then don't miss a visit to Main Square, and finally hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Maribor road trip site.

Getting from Bled to Maribor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Ljubljana Castle. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Notranjski Regional Park (in Cerknica), Cross Cave (in Grahovo) and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and walk around Tivoli Park.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel 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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