16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia Trip Planner
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 5 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bring the kids along to Ljubljana Old Town and Triple Bridge. When in Ljubljana, make a side trip to see Postojna Cave in Postojna, approximately Postojna away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana, and make a short side trip with Nature Adventures.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana online journey builder.

Jerusalem, Israel to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jerusalem in August: highs in Ljubljana hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kranjska Gora.
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Kranjska Gora — 3 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kids will enjoy Sport Mix and Aktivni Planet. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kranjska Gora: Bikegalaxy (in Ljubljana) and Bovec (Soca Rider, Bovec Rafting Team, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kranjska Gora online visit planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 5 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.
Bring the kids along to Lake Bohinj and Soča Valley. Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Radovljica (Museum of Apiculture & Old Town Centre of Radovljica), Outdoor Galaxy (in Bovec) and Kobarid (Bridge of Napoleon & Italian Charnel House). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, skim along the rocks with Alpinsport, and paddle through the water with Maya Team.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Portorož.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Piran Aquarium. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally discover the deep blue sea with Nemo Divers.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Portorož road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Portorož takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in August: high temperatures in Portorož hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive 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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