12 days in Alpine Slovenia & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Alpine Slovenia & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Portorož
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Singapore

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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bled Island and Bled Castle. Get outdoors at Lake Bohinj and Savica Waterfall. Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna & Vršič Pass) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Church of St John the Baptist). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, hike along Mala Osojnica, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip tool.

Singapore, Singapore to Bled is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Bled is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in August: highs in Bled hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
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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 14th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall. On your second day here, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bovec trip maker.

Drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 2 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then explore the activities along Vipava River Spring. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, awaken your taste buds at Vino Zorz, and then learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nova Gorica online trip builder.

You can drive from Bovec to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in August, with highs in Nova Gorica at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Vinakras Sežana, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Portorož tour planner.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Portorož can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
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