7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

7 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 1 night
— 1 night
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome


Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Wine Tours & Tastings. Change things up with a short trip to Straža Bled in Bled (about 48 minutes away). Spend the 1st (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and sample the tasty concoctions at Union Experience.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip builder.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. In August, Ljubljana is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Wildlife
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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.
On the 5th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 6th (Sat), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bovec itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Portorož.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
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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.
On the 7th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then examine the collection at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Portorož Beach.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Portorož visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Portorož takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, Portorož is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Childrens Museums
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Slovenia travel guide

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.