21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice, Shuttle to Portorož
— 3 nights
Nova Gorica
— 4 nights
— 3 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
— 8 nights


Portorož — 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.
Step out of Portorož to go to Škocjan and see Škocjan Caves, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, get outside with Šalet Tunnel, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Portorož road trip planning app.

New York City, USA to Portorož is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in June since evenings lows in Portorož dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nova Gorica.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:

Nova Gorica — 4 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nova Gorica: Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje), Winestronaut (in Ajdovščina) and Vipava (Vipava River Spring & Vina Povh). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, take in nature's colorful creations at Ferrari Garden, enjoy breathtaking views from Gonjače Viewing Tower, and snap pictures at Solkan Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nova Gorica tour builder app.

You can drive from Portorož to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train; or take a bus. June in Nova Gorica sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Bovec.
Wineries · Parks · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
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Find places to stay Jun 18 — 22:

Bovec — 3 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Nadiza). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nova Gorica in June, things will get a bit cooler in Bovec: highs are around 73°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:

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.
On the 26th (Mon), shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and then take some stellar pictures from Prsivec.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Zgornje Gorje (Church of St. Nicholas & Vintgar Gorge), Bled (Zipline, Bled Castle, &more) and Nativity Museum (Muzej jaslic) (in Brezje). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and find something for the whole family at Escape Room Enigmarium.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 5:

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.