8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 4 nights
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Drive to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Train to Klagenfurt Hbf, Fly to Dusseldorf


Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nativity Museum (Muzej jaslic) (in Brezje), Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Spa Park, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Pharmacy and Alchemy.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online trip itinerary builder.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Dusseldorf in October, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.
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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 6th (Thu), stop by Nika's Tiny House, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Portorož trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in October, expect Portorož to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
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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 8th (Sat), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Portorož to Bovec by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Portorož in October, expect Bovec to be slightly colder, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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.