8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia attractions planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bovec
— 1 day
Drive
2
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Portorož
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Salt Lake City

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Bovec — 1 day

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 30th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bovec travel route planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Bovec is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Bovec, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in September; daily highs in Bovec reach 65°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
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Outdoors · Adventure · Tours
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Ojstrica, Zipline, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, stroll around Tivoli Park, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planning website.

You can drive from Bovec to Ljubljana in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portorož.
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Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Parks
Side Trips
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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 5th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Vino Zorz, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Taverna Koper, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Portorož trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Portorož by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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 67°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Nature · Parks · Wineries
Side Trips
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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.
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