17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Portorož
— 3 nights
2
Bovec
— 4 nights
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
4
Ljubljana
— 6 nights

3
nights
Portorož

Portorož ©
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Portorož Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Take a break from Portorož with a short trip to Škocjan Caves in Škocjan, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Zusterna Beach, and get a taste of the local shopping with Nika's Tiny House.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Portorož trip site.

Bari, Italy to Portorož is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bari in August since evenings lows in Portorož dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Piran, Koper, Izola, Škocjan Caves, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

4
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
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 Nadiza. Escape the urban bustle at Zipline and Virje Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Kranjska Gora (Tromeja -Triple border, Zelenci Nature Reserve, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Soča Valley, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bovec day trip app.

Drive from Portorož to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Portorož in August, expect Bovec to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Kobarid
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Zipline
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

3
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Oplen House Museum and Church of St John the Baptist. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Bohinj and Savica Waterfall. Change things up with a short trip to Natural Bathing Place Lajšt in Spodnja Idrija (about 58 minutes away). There's lots more to do: get around town with Vogel, get the adrenaline pumping with Hike&Bike Slovenia, admire the sheer force of Slap Grmecica, and trek along Golden Horn Fairyland.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero online attractions planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bohinjska Bistrica, Natural Bathing Place Lajšt, Oplen House Museum
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Natural Bathing Place Lajšt ©
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt
Vogel ©
Vogel
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

6
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Predjama Castle & Adventure Park), Bled (Triglav National Park, Bled Island, &more) and Iglica Waterfall (in Bohinjska Bela). Spend the 7th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Vintgar Gorge, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Vintgar Gorge, Pokljuka Gorge
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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