22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 11 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana

— 11 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 Triglav National Park and Ljubljana Castle. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica), Bled (Bled Castle, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Postojna (Guštarna & Postojna Cave). Spend the 1st (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, hike along Vintgar Gorge, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana travel planning website.

Cape Town, South Africa to Ljubljana is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Cape Town to Ljubljana is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cape Town in June: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 29°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fonda Fish Farm and Scuba & Snorkeling. Take a break from Portorož with a short trip to Škocjan Caves in Škocjan, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and walk around Park Pietro Coppo.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Portorož trip itinerary builder website.

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. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Portorož. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:

Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Family-friendly places like Vršič Pass and Zelenci Nature Reserve will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Liznjekova house (in Kranjska Gora) and Tolmin Castle (in Tolmin). The adventure continues: get outside with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Fort Hermann, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, and admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip itinerary website.

Getting from Portorož to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Portorož in July, with highs in Bovec at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:

Bohinjsko Jezero

— 3 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 13th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Planina Zajamniki, then take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, and finally hike along Mount Blegoš.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planning tool.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trips

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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.