11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Podčetrtek
— 1 night
Drive
3
Portorož
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
5
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Kranjska Gora
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ljubljanica River and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Straža Bled, Zipline, &more). There's still lots to do: walk around Tivoli Park and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana vacation planning website.

Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in August, you will find days in Ljubljana are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Podčetrtek.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trip

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Podčetrtek

— 1 night
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Haler Homestead, find something for the whole family at Witch House - Land of Fairy Tales and Imagination, then stop by Olimje Chocolate Shop, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Podčetrtek trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Podčetrtek by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August in Podčetrtek, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Theme Parks · Spas · Fun & Games · Museums
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Portorož

— 3 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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Explore hidden gems such as Tartini Square and Walls of Piran. When in Portorož, make a side trip to see Socerb Castle in Črni Kal, approximately Črni Kal away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, admire the majestic nature at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Koper City Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Portorož trip planner.

You can drive from Podčetrtek to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Portorož

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:

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 15th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, catch a ride on Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

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Traveling by car from Portorož to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, Bohinjsko Jezero is little chillier than Portorož - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Transportation

Side Trip

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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 16th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, and then appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bovec day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Kranjska Gora

— 1 night
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Jasna. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to The Russian Chapel, identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then don't miss a visit to Ajdovska Deklica, and finally explore the activities along Lake Jasna.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kranjska Gora journey planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:

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.