50 days in Slovenia Itinerary

50 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Podčetrtek
— 7 nights
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Ljubljana
— 15 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 9 nights
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Bovec
— 9 nights
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Portorož
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Podčetrtek

— 7 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Podcetrtek, thermal waters remain the big draw.
Get in touch with nature at Otočec Castle Park and Pekrska Gorca. Visit Jeruzalem Church and Slovenska Bistrica Castle for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Podčetrtek: Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God (in Ptuj), Hell Cave (in Sempeter v Savinjski Dolini) and Maribor (Maribor Synagogue, Water Tower, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist’s Church, step into the grandiose world of Sevnica Castle, and contemplate the long history of Žiče Charterhouse.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Podčetrtek road trip app.

Ljubljana to Podčetrtek is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In June, daytime highs in Podčetrtek are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Podčetrtek

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

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Ljubljana

— 15 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Do your shopping at Chocolate store Cukrcek and MojaCokolada.Si. Get some cultural insight at Ljubljana Old Town and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Cerknica Lake (in Cerknica), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio (in Kranj). Dedicate the 27th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Old Town Souvenirs, browse the different shops at Skusek Jewelry / handmade silver and gold, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ljubljana Central Market, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planning tool.

Getting from Podčetrtek to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Shopping · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bled Castle and St. Martin's Parish Church. Shop till you drop at Galerija Mikame and Treasures of Slovenia Bled. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bohinjsko Jezero: Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Plaza Bar, &more), Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park, explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip site.

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 June, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Bovec

— 9 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bjana and Klet Brda. Popular historic sites such as Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and Church of St. Joseph are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel, Vršič Pass, &more), Sabotin - Peace Park (in Kojsko) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, browse the exhibits of Vipolže Villa, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bovec online travel route planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach. Manzioli Square and Boris Lisjak Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Mašun Castle (in Ilirska Bistrica). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, stroll around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, stroll through Zusterna Beach, and explore the fascinating underground world of Divača Cave.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Portorož trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in July, expect Portorož to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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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.