13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

13 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Portorož
— 2 nights
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Kobarid
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get in touch with nature at Natural Bathing Place Lajšt and Rožnik Hill. Your inner history buff will appreciate Škofja Loka Castle and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Change things up with a short trip to Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum in Idrija (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, make a trip to Gornji Trg, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip builder.

Stuttgart, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower as well as Škocjan Caves. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then shop like a local with Loza Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary, stroll around Forma Viva, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally stroll through Portorož Beach.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Portorož travel itinerary 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. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in July since evenings lows in Portorož dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Kobarid

— 2 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): play a few rounds at Golf Club Bovec, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, contemplate the long history of Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob, then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, and finally trek along Krampež Waterfall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kobarid trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Portorož to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Kobarid is little chillier than Portorož - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:

Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Bled as well as Zelenci Nature Reserve. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Bohinj and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get some historical perspective at St. Martin's Parish Church and Bled Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Planica Valley (in Rateče), Kranjska Gora (Tromeja -Triple border, Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Vogel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, hike along Vintgar Gorge, and hit the slopes at Straža Bled.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bled online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Bled, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — 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.