21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bohinjsko Jezero
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 10 nights
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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.
Attractions like Triglav National Park and Parasailing & Paragliding make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bohinjsko Jezero: Bled (Bled Castle, Inter Games Bled, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje).

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Melbourne, Australia to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Bohinjsko Jezero is minus 9 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kids will enjoy Vršič Pass and The Russian Chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Nadiza, Lake Jasna, &more). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Family-friendly places like Tartini Square and Rent a Boat Portoroz will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity in Hrastovlje (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Walls of Piran, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, and admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace.

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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 May, expect Portorož to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portorož

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Transportation

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 10 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Dragon Bridge. Change things up with a short trip to Predjama Castle in Postojna (about 1 hour away). Dedicate the 18th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in the views from Triple Bridge, don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and visit Metelkova.

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Getting from Portorož to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portorož in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ljubljana, with lows of 9°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Wineries

Side Trip

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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.