20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 8 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 6 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.
Get outdoors at Ljubljanica River and Zipline. Explore hidden gems such as Tivoli Park and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Celje Castle (in Celje), Ptuj Castle (in Ptuj) and Bled (Straža Bled & St. Martin's Parish Church). Spend the 10th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana, take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in August, with highs in Ljubljana at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tartini Square and Portorož Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Koper City Beach. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and trek along Debeli Rtič Landscape Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Portorož day trip planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Portorož, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Portorož

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

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.
On the 15th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

Before you visit Bohinjsko Jezero, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Portorož to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Portorož in August: high temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Bovec

— 6 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Tolmin Gorge. Get in touch with nature at Kozjak Waterfall and Vršič Pass. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel, Ledine Intermittent Lake, &more). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, and sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 21:

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.