13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 4 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Pula, Fly to Paris

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Ljubljana Castle and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation will appeal to history buffs. Attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Bled Castle make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Slap Grmečica (in Bohinjska Bistrica), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Diving Bled, Ojstrica, &more). The adventure continues: Head underground at Postojna Cave, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

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Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 2°C in Ljubljana. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 4 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Popular historic sites such as Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Ukanc Military Cemetery are in your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Vršič Pass and Zelenci Nature Reserve. Explore Kranjska Gora's surroundings by going to Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), Vogel (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Zipline (in Bovec). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle, and stroll through Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Ljubljana, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kranjska Gora, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Portorož

— 3 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.
Get outdoors at Škocjan Caves and Sečovlje Salina Nature Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary and St. Anne's Friary. Step out of Portorož with an excursion to Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity in Hrastovlje--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Portorož trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kranjska Gora in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Portorož: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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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.