5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Rateče
— 1 night
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Portorož
— 1 night
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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 30th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the views from Butcher's Bridge, then look for gifts at Old Town Souvenirs, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then don't miss a visit to Mestni Trg, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Ljubljana. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Rateče.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Tours · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Rateče

— 1 night
Rateče is a village in the Municipality of Kranjska Gora, in the far northwest corner of Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Jasna, and then try your luck at Casino Korona. On the next day, don't miss a visit to The Russian Chapel and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rateče day trip site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Rateče in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daytime highs in Rateče are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Rateče

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

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Portorož

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Portorož trip planner.

You can drive from Rateče to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle. In December, Portorož is a bit warmer than Rateče - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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.