13 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Portorož
— 4 nights
2
Bovec
— 3 nights
3
Bled
— 5 nights

4
nights
Portorož

Portorož ©
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.
Explore Portorož's surroundings by going to Vino Zorz (in Slap), Štanjel Castle (in Štanjel) and Postojna (Guštarna, Predjama Castle, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Portorož online tour planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Portorož is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Amsterdam in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Portorož, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Piran, Koper, Postojna, Štanjel Castle, Park Pietro Coppo
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Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

3
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Bovec day trip planning app.

You can drive from Portorož to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Portorož in October, expect Bovec to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Kobarid, Tolmin Gorge, Vršič Pass
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

5
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Bohinjsko Jezero (Hike&Bike Slovenia, Church of St John the Baptist, &more). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, head off the coast to Bled Island, and admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled day trip app.

Drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Bled sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Old Town Centre of Radovljica
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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