8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip builder
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 1 night
Shuttle to Pula, Fly to London

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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.
Family-friendly places like Ljubljana Old Town and Room Escape Games will thrill your kids. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Island, &more), Postojna (The Secret Rooms of Hotel Jama, Postojna Cave, &more) and Museum of Pharmacy and Alchemy (in Radovljica). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana driving holiday tool.

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. Traveling from London to Ljubljana, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in March, expect little chillier with lows of 0°C in Ljubljana. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Kranjska Gora — 2 nights

A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): trek along Koseč Gorges, then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, and then get great views at Mangart Saddle. Keep things going the next day: glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, then stroll through Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and finally make a trip to Three Country Border.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Kranjska Gora driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Portorož.
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Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stop by Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, get great views at Strunjan Cliff, then make a trip to Tartini Square, then don't miss a visit to Port Piran, and finally have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Portorož route planning website.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kranjska Gora in March: high temperatures in Portorož hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Shopping · Childrens Museums · Museums
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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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