16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Pula, Shuttle to Portorož
— 3 nights
— 4 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 7 nights



— 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.
Attractions like Tartini Square and Magical World of Shells Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Portorož's surroundings by going to Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Portorož day trip planning site.

Paris, France to Portorož is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. While traveling from Paris, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portorož, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

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— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Bring the kids along to Vršič Pass and Lake Jasna. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Tolmin (Tolmin Gorge & Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). There's lots more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planner.

Drive from Portorož to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Portorož in July; daily highs in Bovec reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, see the interesting displays at Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Transportation · Outdoors
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— 7 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kids will enjoy Parasailing & Paragliding and Ljubljana Old Town. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Ojstrica, &more), Cerkev sv. Radegunde na Bregu (in Žirovnica) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 31st (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and walk around Tivoli Park.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

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.