20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 8 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 5 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana — 8 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Celje Castle. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ljubljanica River and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Škofja Loka (Old School in Skofja Loka, Škofja Loka Castle, &more), St. Cecilia Church (in Celje) and Raka Castle (in Raka). Spend the 30th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, steep yourself in history at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planning app.

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stroll through Prsivec, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, and finally take an in-depth tour of Oplen House Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Triglav, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero tour builder app.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 5 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Soča Valley and Zelenci Nature Reserve. Explore hidden gems such as Boka Waterfall and Planica Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Ajdovska Deklica (in Kranjska Gora), Tolmin (Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit & Tolmin Castle) and Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum.

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Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portorož.
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Portorož — 4 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 hidden gems such as St. George's Church and Parish Church of the Virgin Mary of the Rosary. Step out of the city life by going to Strunjan Nature Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. Take a break from Portorož with a short trip to Socerb Castle in Črni Kal, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Maurus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

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Traveling by car from Bovec to Portorož takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, expect Portorož to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) 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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