13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Pula, Shuttle to Portorož
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Portorož
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Škofja Loka
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Fly

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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 12th (Sun): kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then take in the waterfront at Port Piran, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and finally experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Portorož online driving holiday planner.

London, UK to Portorož is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train and shuttle; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, Portorož is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Spend the 15th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, stroll around Tivoli Park, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip planning site.

Drive from Portorož to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Portorož in September; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Škofja Loka.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

Škofja Loka

— 2 nights
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): deepen your understanding at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, pause for some photo ops at Marian and Holy Trinity Columns, make a trip to Homan House, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jacob Church, then explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle, and finally take in the views from Capuchin Bridge. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Kancijan Church, don't miss a visit to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, appreciate the history behind Plečnik's Arcade & Fountain, fly down the slopes at Krvavec, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and finally take an unorthodox tour of The Devil's Bridge.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Škofja Loka online vacation planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Škofja Loka in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Škofja Loka sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 2 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Ukanc Military Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, stroll through Vogel, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, and finally get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero travel route tool.

You can drive from Škofja Loka to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trips

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Hostages, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bled Island.

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Bled is very close to Bohinjsko Jezero. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

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.