14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

14 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Portorož
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Bohinjsko Jezero online sightseeing planner.

Katowice, Poland to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Vršič Pass. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tolmin Gorge and Lake Jasna. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel & Ajdovska Deklica). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the spiritual surroundings of Italian Charnel House, and admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portorož.
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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Portorož Beach and Strunjan Nature Reserve. Take a break from the city and head to Škocjan Caves and Svetilnik Beach. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Portorož travel planner.

Drive from Bovec to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bovec in August; daily highs in Portorož reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
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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.
Visiting Postojna Cave and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Zipline. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Bled (Bled Island, Straža Bled, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, stroll around Tivoli Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Portorož to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Portorož in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.
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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.
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