11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Portorož
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery. Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Soča Valley. Change things up with a short trip to Vršič Pass in Kranjska Gora (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec trip planner.

Florence, 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. In August, Bovec is little chillier than Florence - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

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Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Portorož.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally stroll through Portorož Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, and then kick back and relax at Zusterna Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Portorož trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, Portorož is somewhat warmer than Bohinjsko Jezero - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 5 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 Bled Island. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ljubljana Castle and Predjama Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica), Bled (Ojstrica, Zipline, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's lots more to do: Head underground at Postojna Cave, enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, explore the galleries of Gewerkenegg Castle, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Portorož - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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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.