7 days in Slovenia Itinerary
7 days in Slovenia Itinerary
Fly to Pula, Shuttle to Portorož
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— 2 nights
— 1 night
— 2 nights
Sun, May 29 - Sat, Jun 4
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 29th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and then Head underground at Škocjan Caves. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally stroll around Strunjan Nature Reserve.
To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Portorož attractions website.
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. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portorož, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) 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.Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall.
For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bovec day trip website.
Drive from Portorož to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Portorož in May; daily highs in Bovec reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can 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.Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.
To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planning website.
You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive 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 3rd (Fri): wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall. Keep things going the next day: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.
For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip maker tool.
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. In June, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Slovenia travel guide
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.