11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Velenje
— 1 night
Drive
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Portorož
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Izola
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Dusseldorf

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Old Town and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Visiting Natural Bathing Place Lajšt and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Idrija to see Idrija Kamšt about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, steep yourself in history at Plečnik's House, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana itinerary planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
On the 20th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Water Tower, walk around Three Ponds, take in the views from Old Bridge, then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor online itinerary planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Velenje.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 20:

Velenje

— 1 night
With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Velenje Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Velenje trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Velenje takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Velenje can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Portorož.

Things to do in Velenje

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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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 22nd (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Portorož holiday builder site.

You can drive from Velenje to Portorož in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Portorož are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Izola.

Things to do in Portorož

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Izola

— 1 night
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
On the 23rd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Maurus, and finally see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Izola driving holiday planner.

Izola is just a stone's throw from Portorož. June in Izola sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bovec road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Izola to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Izola in June, with highs in Bovec at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

Side Trip

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Bled Island. Bled Castle and Church of St John the Baptist are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Savica Waterfall, &more). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bled travel planner.

Drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

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.