14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Bucharest

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Maribor — 2 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Celje Castle and Old Vine House. Get some historical perspective at St. Cecilia Church and Trg Svobode Square. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Ptuj Castle (in Ptuj), Spas (in Podčetrtek) and Vita-med Museum Of Apiculture (in Rogaška Slatina). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site and examine the collection at Dominican Monastery.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Maribor itinerary planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Maribor is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Bucharest, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Maribor, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Parks
Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

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 23rd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas, admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, catch a ride on Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Maribor in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Bohinjsko Jezero, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Side Trips

Kranjska Gora — 1 night

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Three Country Border, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then make a trip to The Russian Chapel, then explore the activities along Lake Jasna, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kranjska Gora, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kobarid.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Kobarid — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then make a trip to Italian Charnel House, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and finally appreciate the views at Soča Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Kobarid trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Kobarid in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Piran.
Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trips

Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Appreciate the collections at Magical World of Shells Museum and Duka Gallery. Step off the beaten path and head to St. George's Church and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Stephen's Church, steep yourself in history at First of May Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

Discover how to plan a Piran trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kobarid in September, expect Piran to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Škofja Loka Castle. Popular historic sites such as Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Firbar's House are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Church of St. John the Baptist (in Zasip), Town Hall (in Kranj) and Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Contemporary History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ljubljana Central Market, and ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in September: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Tours
Side Trips
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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.