15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
2
Ptuj
— 2 nights
3
Izola
— 2 nights
4
Bled
— 3 nights
5
Bohinjska Bistrica
— 4 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Ljubljana Old Town and Tivoli Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, see the interesting displays at House of Illusions, get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana, and get in on the family fun at Minicity Ljubljana.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ptuj.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
ZOO Ljubljana ©
ZOO Ljubljana
Minicity Ljubljana ©
Minicity Ljubljana

2
nights
Ptuj

Ptuj ©
A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, stroll around City Park, explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, then see the interesting displays at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, and finally admire the striking features of Celje National Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Ptuj Castle and then make a trip to Lake Šmartno.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ptuj sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Ptuj takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Izola.

Things to do in Ptuj

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Celje
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Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan ©
The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan
Lake Šmartno ©
Lake Šmartno

2
nights
Izola

Izola ©
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
On the 21st (Fri), take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, then get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Izola trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Ptuj to Izola in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ptuj in August, Izola is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Piran, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Škocjan Caves, Predjama Castle
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Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Attractions like Bled Castle and Bled Island make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Vintgar Gorge, get great views at Mala Osojnica, don't miss a visit to Lake Bled Train Station, and try for a hole-in-one at Mini Golf Bled.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bled trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Izola to Bled by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Bled is slightly colder than Izola - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Peričnik Falls
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

4
nights
Bohinjska Bistrica

Bohinjska Bistrica ©
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Kids will enjoy Lake Bohinj and Golden Horn Fairyland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bohinjska Bistrica: Bovec (Predil Pass, Soča Valley, &more) and Kobarid (Kobarid Museum, Italian Charnel House, &more). There's lots more to do: catch a ride on Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjska Bistrica trip planner.

Bohinjska Bistrica is just a stone's throw from Bled. August in Bohinjska Bistrica sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Kobarid, Bovec
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Slap Grmečica ©
Slap Grmečica
Golden Horn Fairyland ©
Golden Horn Fairyland
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

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