40 days in Slovenia Itinerary

40 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 12 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 9 nights
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Bovec
— 9 nights
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Portorož
— 9 nights
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Ljubljana

— 12 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Dedicate the 24th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Enigmarium, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and walk around Tivoli Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online tour itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 9 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Royal Bled Golf Course (in Lesce), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Bled (Lake Bled, Bled Castle, &more). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and appreciate the history behind Basilica of the Virgin Mary.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 7th (Fri), you're off to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 7:

Bovec

— 9 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Casino Larix, Lake Jasna, &more), Vipolže Villa (in Dobrovo) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and get the adrenaline pumping with Positive Sport.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec day trip website.

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bovec are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Portorož

— 9 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Portorož side-trips: Grand Casino Lipica (in Lipica), Vipava 1894 (in Vipava) and Vina Čotar (in Komen). There's much more to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portorož online sightseeing planner.

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 September, expect Portorož to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Wineries

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.