22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Zgornje Gorje
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
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Postojna
— 3 nights
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Portorož
— 3 nights
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Soča Valley. Kids will appreciate attractions like Kayaking & Canoeing and Nadiza. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve, Vršič Pass, &more) and Rateče (Planica Valley & Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, and trek along Krampež Waterfall.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bovec trip planner.

Memmingen, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zgornje Gorje.
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Zgornje Gorje — 2 nights

Nestled in a green valley and surrounded by rolling hills, Zgornje Gorje is dominated by the spire of the parish church in the center of the village.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. George, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, then Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Nicholas. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Iglica Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, then see the interesting displays at Pocar Farm, and finally examine the collection at Železniki Museum.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zgornje Gorje attractions planner.

Getting from Bovec to Zgornje Gorje by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Zgornje Gorje are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Triglav.

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Getting from Zgornje Gorje to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 7 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 Bled Island. Step out of the city life by going to Parasailing & Paragliding and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to France Preseren's Birth House - museum (in Žirovnica) and Bled (Zipline, Ojstrica, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, meet the residents at ZOO Ljubljana, and visit Metelkova.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Postojna.
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Postojna — 3 nights

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Escape the urban bustle at Postojna Cave and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt. Step out of Postojna to go to Grahovo and see Cross Cave, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, admire the natural beauty at Sežana Botanical Garden, explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, and explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Postojna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Postojna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Portorož.
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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.
Visiting Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach will get you outdoors. Visit Portorož Beach and Koper City Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Zusterna Beach, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain, and don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

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Traveling by car from Postojna to Portorož takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Portorož when traveling from Postojna in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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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.
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