21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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1
Ljubljana
— 8 nights
2
Portorož
— 3 nights
3
Nova Gorica
— 4 nights
4
Kranjska Gora
— 5 nights

8
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 Nature & Wildlife Tours and Postojna Cave. Get some historical perspective at Bled Castle and Predjama Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Mala Osojnica, Bled Island, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Ljubljana is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October, expect Ljubljana to be colder, temps between 18°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity and St. Anne's Friary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Zusterna Beach. Step out of Portorož to go to Škocjan and see Škocjan Caves, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, stroll through Portorož Beach, admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain, and make a trip to Tartini Square.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Portorož sightseeing app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in October; daily highs in Portorož reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Piran, Izola, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Škocjan Caves
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity

4
nights
Nova Gorica

Nova Gorica ©
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Visit Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Church of St. Daniel for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Onnose Adventures and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nova Gorica: Vipavski Križ Castle (in Vipavski Križ), Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Reservoir Dogs brewery, stroll the grounds of Jewish Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Šmartno, and hike along Krampež Waterfall.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nova Gorica travel tool.

You can drive from Portorož to Nova Gorica in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Dobravlje, Vipavski Križ Castle, Soča Valley, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), Church of St. Daniel
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Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt ©
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt
Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) ©

5
nights
Kranjska Gora

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Get some historical perspective at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Get in touch with nature at Vršič Pass and Planica Nordic Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Kranjska Gora side-trips: Bovec (Zipline, Thirsty River Brewing, &more), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Vogel (in Bohinjsko Jezero). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, appreciate the history behind Statue of Kekec, and contemplate the long history of Katr's House.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Kranjska Gora in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nova Gorica in October: high temperatures in Kranjska Gora hover around 16°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Bovec, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, Katr's House, Peričnik Falls, Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit
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Zipline
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Vogel ©
Vogel

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