8 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Portorož Itinerary

8 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Portorož Itinerary

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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Pula, Fly to London Gatwick

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Bled to see Triglav National Park about 1h 20 min away. Spend the 14th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ljubljana is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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Portorož

— 3 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Škocjan Caves in Škocjan (about 36 minutes away). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tartini Square, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Portorož online trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, Portorož is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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