8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Portorož
— 2 nights
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Bovec
— 1 night
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana — 1 night

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): stop by Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and finally make a trip to Ljubljana Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then make a trip to Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana day trip planning website.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portorož.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Zusterna Beach, make a trip to Port Piran, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Koper City Beach, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Portorož day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Portorož takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Portorož when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Virje Waterfall.

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Drive from Portorož to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In September, Bovec is slightly colder than Portorož - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Escape the urban bustle at Vintgar Gorge and Zipline. Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, head off the coast to Bled Island, stroll through Straža Bled, and explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

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You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Bled are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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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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