8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 1 night
— 2 nights
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 cultural insight at Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Ljubljana Old Town. Kids will appreciate attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Ljubljana Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Bled (Zipline & Bled Castle) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Spend the 4th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana route planning site.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in July: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.
Nature · Parks · 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 (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec online tour planner.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Bovec sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car 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 7th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally kick back and relax at Portorož Beach. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Bernardine, then examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Portorož tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Portorož takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in July: high temperatures in Portorož hover around 35°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · 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.