7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Portorož
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive

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Ljubljana

— 1 night
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 25th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Ljubljana Central Market, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ljubljana online holiday planner.

Trieste, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 1-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Trieste in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours
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Portorož

— 2 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.
On the 27th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Marija Snežne Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, view the masterpieces at Loza Gallery, admire the landmark architecture of Piazza Tito, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurus, then head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel, and finally stroll through Portorož Beach.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Portorož trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Portorož takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Portorož is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Portorož

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

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.
On the 29th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and finally admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Portorož to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Portorož in August, things will get a bit cooler in Bohinjsko Jezero: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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 30th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley, then look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:

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.