11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia journey planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Portorož
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Portorož
— 1 night
Drive
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Vipava
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dobravlje
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Portorož

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then stop by Nika's Tiny House, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, glide peacefully along the water with Bananaway, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally make a trip to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Portorož road trip planning tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Portorož is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Portorož: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vipava.

Things to do in Portorož

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Vipava

— 2 nights
Vipava sits in a green landscape where picturesque and unspoiled nature delivers exciting opportunities to get active in the outdoors throughout the year.
On the 29th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Daniel, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and finally explore the activities along Vipava River Spring. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Ferrari Garden, then step into the grandiose world of Štanjel Castle, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally indulge your senses at Vino Zorz.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Vipava trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Vipava takes an hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Vipava when traveling from Portorož in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Dobravlje.

Things to do in Vipava

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Dobravlje

— 1 night
Located in western Slovenia, Dobravlje boasts picturesque surroundings featuring rolling hills carpeted with vineyards.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Vipavski Križ Castle, do a tasting at Winery Tilia Estate, and then contemplate the long history of Capuchin Monastery of Vipavski Križ.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dobravlje day trip planning app.

Dobravlje is just a short distance from Vipava. In August in Dobravlje, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Dobravlje

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the next day, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, then see the interesting displays at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, and finally add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bovec road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Dobravlje to Bovec takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dobravlje in August; daily highs in Bovec reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

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 Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Triglav National Park, Straža Bled, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela). There's lots more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, stop by Honey House, and snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana travel route planner.

Getting from Bovec to Ljubljana by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 2 — 6:

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.