11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 5 nights
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dubai


Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Bled Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna (Predjama Castle, Postojna Cave, &more), Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica) and Bled (Mala Osojnica, Straža Bled, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary builder site.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Ljubljana is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. Traveling from Dubai to Ljubljana, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get much colder in Ljubljana: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portorož.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trips
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, then relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Portorož takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Portorož. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
Wildlife · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Side Trips
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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.
On the 12th (Tue), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

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Traveling by car from Portorož to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, Bovec is slightly colder than Portorož - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
Side Trips
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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 14th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero tour planner.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Fri).
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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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.