10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

Make it your trip
— 2 nights
Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan Linate



— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Kayaking & Canoeing. Change things up with a short trip to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, trek along Krampež Waterfall, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planning app.

Milan, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Bovec reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley, look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, and finally explore the activities along Lake Jasna. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Kekec, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, and finally don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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 14th (Sat), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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— 4 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.
Visit Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Škocjan Caves and Sečovlje Salina Nature Park will get you outdoors. Step out of Portorož with an excursion to Lipica Stud Farm in Lipica--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Portorož trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Portorož takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in August: high temperatures in Portorož hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana day trip website.

Getting from Portorož to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Portorož in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Slovenia travel guide

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.