7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Pula, Shuttle to Portorož
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Portorož
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Fly

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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 17th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Portorož trip planning app.

Paris, France to Portorož is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Paris in August, expect Portorož to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 2 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 19th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bovec tour planner.

Drive from Portorož to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Portorož in August, things will get little chillier in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

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 21st (Sun): admire the sheer force of 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.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, and finally ponder the world of politics at Town Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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.