15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjsko Jezero
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— 6 nights


Bovec — 3 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kayaking & Canoeing and Zipline. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve, Vršič Pass, &more) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Krampež Waterfall.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec route builder app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bovec is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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 19th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then catch a ride on Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prsivec. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Planina Zajamniki, then get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero driving holiday tool.

Getting from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Bring the kids along to Tartini Square and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of Portorož with an excursion to Škocjan Caves in Škocjan--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Portorož online visit planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Portorož by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in July; daily highs in Portorož reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
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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.
Attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Bled Castle make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (Straža Bled, Mala Osojnica, &more) and Postojna (Predjama Castle, Postojna Cave, &more). There's lots more to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, see the interesting displays at Museum of Pharmacy and Alchemy, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana online trip builder.

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. Traveling from Portorož in July, expect Ljubljana to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.