9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia sightseeing planner

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

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Ljubljana Old Town. Take a break from the city and head to Straža Bled and Zipline. Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Mala Osojnica & Bled Castle) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana attractions planner.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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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 26th (Mon), kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Portorož online tour itinerary builder.

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. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Portorož, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, then catch a ride on Vogel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero route planning app.

Getting from Portorož to Bohinjsko Jezero by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Portorož in July; daily highs in Bohinjsko Jezero reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Transportation

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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Bring the kids along to Vršič Pass and Zgornjesavska Valley. Escape the urban bustle at Kayaking & Canoeing and Virje Waterfall. Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Lake Jasna (in Kranjska Gora) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Joseph, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bovec tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Bovec, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.