12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Portorož
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Maribor
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to London

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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 1st (Mon): stop by BTC City, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, and then look for gifts at OrCa Cruelty-Free Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at MojaCokolada.Si, examine the collection at National Museum of Contemporary History, don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ljubljana Central Market, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip maker.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ljubljana is 1 hour. When traveling from London in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:

Kranjska Gora

— 3 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary and Slovenian Alpine Museum. Visiting Soca Rider and Bovec Rafting Team will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Kranjska Gora: Bovec (Aktivni Planet, Sport Mix, &more). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
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 6th (Sat), examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, see the interesting displays at Municipal Museum of Radovljica, then examine the collection at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Bridge of Napoleon and then get the adrenaline pumping with Outdoor Galaxy.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero online route planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Tours · Adventure · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Underwater Activities, then see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, then see some colorful creatures with Nemo Divers, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Muda Gate, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Portorož trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Portorož by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in August; daily highs in Portorož reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Portorož

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:

Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, browse the different shops at Europark Maribor, then delve into the distant past at Water Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, and finally examine the collection at Museum of National Liberation.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Maribor day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Portorož to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portorož in August, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Maribor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 10:

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.