13 days in The Balkans Itinerary

13 days in The Balkans Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Mozirje
— 1 night
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Trenta
— 1 night
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Škocjan
— 1 night
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Koper
— 4 nights
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Portorož
— 3 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Mozirje

— 1 night
Nature lovers can spend much of their Mozirje vacation hiking or cycling the tracks and roads of the flat areas around town.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Mary of the Snow, then stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall. On the next day, kick back and relax at Velenje Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mozirje trip planner.

Ljubljana to Mozirje is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In August in Mozirje, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Trenta.

Things to do in Mozirje

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Trenta

— 1 night
Trenta is a settlement in the Municipality of Bovec in the traditional Gorizia region in western Slovenia.It lies on the upper Soča river in the Goriška region, the northern part of the Slovene Littoral, along the road from Bovec up to Vršič Pass. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Alpine Botanical Garden Juliana.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Trenta vacation planning app.

Getting from Mozirje to Trenta by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Trenta are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Škocjan.

Things to do in Trenta

Parks
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Škocjan

— 1 night
Most people visit Skocjan to tour the famed caves, one of Slovenia's top attractions.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Škocjan online travel planner.

You can drive from Trenta to Škocjan in 2.5 hours. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Škocjan

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:
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Koper

— 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Koper: Kojsko (Sabotin Park Miru, Šmartno, &more), Solkan Bridge (in Solkan) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, learn about winemaking at Vinakoper, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Tito.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Koper day trip planner.

Koper is very close to Škocjan. In August, daytime highs in Koper are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle to Portorož.

Things to do in Koper

Museums · Parks · Wineries · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:

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.
Portorož is known for beaches, casinos, and baths. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, make a trip to Walls of Piran, look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Portorož trip itinerary maker.

Portorož is just a short distance from Koper. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Portorož

Wildlife · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Postojna

— 2 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
On the 4th (Sat), Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and then tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Postojna trip website.

You can drive from Portorož to Postojna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portorož in September, expect Postojna to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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