8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice, Shuttle to Portorož
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Portorož
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Barcelona

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then identify plant and animal life at Strunjan Nature Reserve. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach.

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Barcelona, Spain to Portorož is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Portorož. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Portorož

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 2 nights
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 6th (Fri): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, then steep yourself in history at Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), and finally see the interesting displays at Cheese Museum of Kobarid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Joseph, then identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, then stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and finally whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

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Traveling by car from Portorož to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Portorož in August, with highs in Bovec at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally get engrossed in the history at Oplen House Museum.

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Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt. Ljubljana Castle and St. Francis Church will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and take in the exciting artwork at Galerija Hest.

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You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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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.