13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana, Bus to Bovec
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 1 night
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vršič Pass and Zelenci Nature Reserve. Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Kozjak Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary (in Kranjska Gora) and Rateče (Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline & Planica Valley). There's still lots to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, and play a few rounds at Golf Club Bovec.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bovec trip itinerary website.

Brussels, Belgium to Bovec is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Postojna Cave. Family-friendly places like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Cankarjevo Nabrežje will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica), Velika Planina (in Stahovica) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana, make a trip to Gornji Trg, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Ljubljana takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 14:

Portorož

— 1 night
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 14th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally kick back and relax at Portorož Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurus, and finally slough off your stress at LifeClass Terme & Wellness.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Portorož online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Portorož takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Portorož when traveling from Ljubljana in July, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Portorož

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

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 16th (Sat), stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then hit the slopes at Vogel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, relax and rejuvenate at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip maker website.

You can drive from Portorož to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portorož in July: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

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.