15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Portorož
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Portorož
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portorož: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, kick back and relax at Zusterna Beach, walk around Strunjan Nature Reserve, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Portorož trip planning website.

Rome, Italy to Portorož is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Rome in August; daily highs in Portorož reach 85°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tolmin (Tolmin Museum & Tolmin Gorge), Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica & Vršič Pass) and Rateče (Three Country Border & Planica Valley). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip app.

Drive from Portorož to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Portorož in August, with highs in Bovec at 76°F and lows at 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:

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 4th (Sun), trek along Mount Blegoš, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero driving holiday tool.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Triglav National Park, Bled Island, &more), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 11:

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.