15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Shuttle:  27​h
1
Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Piran
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Melbourne

6
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Bled (Straza Bled, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, & more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip site .

Melbourne, Australia to Ljubljana is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in August, you will find days in Ljubljana are much warmer (31°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): make a trip to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and finally Head underground at Skocjan Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, enjoy the sand and surf at Nature Park Strunjan, then make a trip to Piran Town Walls, then explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Piran holiday builder app .

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Piran, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Skocjan Caves, Praetorian Palace, Nature Park Strunjan, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

2
nights
Kobarid

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and then appreciate the views at Soca Valley.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kobarid online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Piran to Kobarid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, things will get a bit cooler in Kobarid: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Bovec, Tolmin Gorge
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

2
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
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 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Succursal Church Of The Holy Spirit By The Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Savica, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero vacation builder .

Drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. You will leave for home on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Church of St John the Baptist
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Waterfall Savica ©
Waterfall Savica
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist

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