10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Slovenj Gradec
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Portorož
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Bovec

— 1 night
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 9th (Mon), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, explore the activities along Soča Valley, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec tour itinerary planner.

Venice, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In August, Bovec is slightly colder than Venice - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

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Drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Slovenj Gradec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Slovenj Gradec

— 1 night
Slovenj Gradec is a town in northern Slovenia. For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Slovenj Gradec trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Slovenj Gradec takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Slovenj Gradec can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You'll set off for Ljubljana on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Slovenj Gradec

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana sightseeing planning app.

Drive from Slovenj Gradec to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

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Portorož

— 2 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
On the 15th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, and then stroll around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Portorož trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in August since evenings lows in Portorož dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Postojna

— 2 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): Head underground at Postojna Cave, appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and finally stop by Guštarna. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then stroll through Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Postojna online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portorož in August, expect Postojna to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.

Koroška travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Monuments · History Museums