15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 5 nights
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Novo Mesto
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Kranj
— 3 nights
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Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Bled Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Bohinj and Zipline. Venture out of the city with trips to Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina), Vogel (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Soča (Great Soča Gorge & Church of St. Joseph). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, trek along Vintgar Gorge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bled online day trip planner.

Bern, Switzerland to Bled is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. June in Bled sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Novo Mesto

— 2 nights
Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Breg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Novo Mesto Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Sevnica Castle, step into the grandiose world of Raka Castle, and then shop like a local with Božidar Jakac Art Museum.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Novo Mesto day trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Novo Mesto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Novo Mesto can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Piran (Marija Snežne Church, Magical World of Shells Museum, &more) and Portorož Beach (in Portorož). Spend the 16th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Novo Mesto to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kranj.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Kranj

— 3 nights
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Get outdoors at Kozjak Waterfall and Velika Planina. Discover out-of-the-way places like Škofja Loka Castle and Franja Partisan Hospital. Explore Kranj's surroundings by going to Železniki Blast Furnace (in Železniki) and Kobarid (Kobarid Museum & Cheese Museum of Kobarid). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Brdo Castle, steep yourself in history at Rudolf Maister's House, stroll the grounds of The Ossuary, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Kancijan Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kranj trip planning site.

Kranj is very close to Ljubljana. In June, daytime highs in Kranj are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranj

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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.