11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Idrija
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Velenje
— 1 night
Drive
5
Portorož
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Pula, Fly to London

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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.
Family-friendly places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Lake Bohinj will thrill your kids. Step out of Bled to go to Bohinjsko Jezero and see Vogel, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bled online tour planner.

London, UK to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Bled is 1 hour. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bled, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

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 4th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Idrija.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 5:

Idrija

— 2 nights
While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
On the 6th (Sat), make a trip to Idrija Kamšt, tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, and then explore the galleries of Gewerkenegg Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Planina Cave, Head underground at Postojna Cave, and then identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Idrija online vacation planner.

Getting from Bovec to Idrija by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Idrija are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Velenje.

Things to do in Idrija

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Velenje Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Velenje trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Idrija to Velenje takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Portorož.

Things to do in Velenje

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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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.
On the 9th (Tue), Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Koper City Beach, and then kick back and relax at Zusterna Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and then stroll through Portorož Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Portorož road trip tool.

You can drive from Velenje to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Velenje in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Portorož, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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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.