12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary maker app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In July in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:

Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then hike along Krampež Waterfall, and then appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec online trip builder.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bovec are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Portorož trip itinerary site.

Getting from Bovec to Portorož by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in July, expect Portorož to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 30:

Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica) and Bled (Bled Island, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Hostages, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip app.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Ljubljana is little chillier than Portorož - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 5:

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.