15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
2
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Kobarid
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Piran
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20 h 45 min
End: New York City

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 Vintgar Gorge and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev) and Ljubljana Old Town. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Radovljica (Old Town Centre of Radovljica & WoodWay) and Bled (Mala Osojnica, Bled Island, &more). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), admire the landmark architecture of Tollhouse (Mitnicarska hisa), take in the views from Triple Bridge, and make a trip to Prešeren Square.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

New York City, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from New York City to Ljubljana, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of 40°F in Ljubljana. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bled, Radovljica, Vintgar Gorge, Tollhouse (Mitnicarska hisa), Predjama Castle
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Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev) ©
Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev)
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica

2
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
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 6th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, then examine the collection at Ptuj Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Minorite Monastery and St Peter and St Paul church. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Presernova street, take in the dramatic natural features at Piramida (Pyramid Hill), then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Slomskov Trg.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Maribor day trip site.

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ptuj, Spas, Celje Castle
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Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Spas
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. While traveling from Maribor, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bohinjsko Jezero, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Savica Waterfall ©
Savica Waterfall
Church of St John the Baptist ©
Church of St John the Baptist

2
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Peričnik Waterfall, then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and then explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Peričnik Waterfall, River Rafting & Tubing
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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
River Rafting & Tubing
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall

1
night
Kobarid

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.
On the 11th (Sat), appreciate the views at Soča Valley, then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kobarid trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Tolmin Gorge, Soča Valley
Highlights from your plan
Kozjak Waterfall ©
Kozjak Waterfall
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley
Tolmin Gorge ©
Tolmin Gorge

4
nights
Piran

Piran
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. George's Church and Church of St. Francis of Assisi. Discover out-of-the-way places like Magical World of Shells Museum and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity. Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Piran Town Walls, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, and admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kobarid in April: high temperatures in Piran hover around 65°F and lows are around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Koper, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Škocjan Caves, Lepa Vida Boutique Winery
Highlights from your plan
St. George's Church
St. George's Church
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

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