12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan


Portorož — 2 nights

Family-friendly places like St. George's Church and Strunjan Nature Reserve will thrill your kids. Popular historic sites such as Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and St. Nicholas Church are in your itinerary. Take a break from Portorož with a short trip to Škocjan Caves in Škocjan, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Koper City Beach, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Portorož day trip tool.

Milan, Italy to Portorož is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 3 nights

You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Tolmin Gorge and Virje Waterfall. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kobarid trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Portorož to Kobarid by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Portorož in August, with highs in Kobarid at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

On the 27th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then stroll through Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip website.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Bring the kids along to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Parasailing & Paragliding. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and Ljubljanica River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje (in Predjama), Bled (Spa Park, Bled Island, &more) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Spend the 29th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Vintgar Gorge, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.