9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
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Bovec
— 2 nights
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Portorož
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero

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 1st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Vogel.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero sightseeing planning site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
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Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
On the 3rd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Cheese Museum of Kobarid, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, then admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Boka Waterfall, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Joseph, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, and finally appreciate the views at Soča Valley.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Portorož

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 5th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

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Getting from Bovec to Portorož by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. In August, Portorož is somewhat warmer than Bovec - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum. Ptuj Castle and Dominican Monastery will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Celje Castle (in Celje), Cross Cave (in Grahovo) and Old Town Centre of Radovljica (in Radovljica). Spend the 9th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, and explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Portorož - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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Slovenia travel guide

4.3
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.