9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip builder
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Fly
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Portorož
— 2 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Ojstrica, Zipline, &more), Postojna (Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama, Postojna Cave, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, stroll around Tivoli Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

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. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
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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.
On the 21st (Wed), admire the sheer force of Virje Waterfall, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at Soča Valley, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bovec online tour builder.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. On your second day here, ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then indulge your senses at Vino Zorz, and finally deepen your understanding at St. Anne's Friary.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Portorož trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Portorož in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in September, things will get a bit warmer in Portorož: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel 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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