9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
Make it your trip
— 4 nights
— 2 nights
— 2 nights


Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visit Ljubljana Castle and Bled Island for their historical value. Family-friendly places like Ljubljana Old Town and Zipline will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding, Bled Castle, &more), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, see the interesting displays at House of Illusions, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour planner.

Debrecen, Hungary to Ljubljana is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portorož.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 25:

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 (Tue), see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally kick back and relax at Portorož Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Koper City Beach, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Portorož day trip planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in July since evenings lows in Portorož dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Bovec — 2 nights

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 28th (Thu): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bovec trip app.

You can drive from Portorož to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Portorož in July, expect Bovec to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.
Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

Slovenia travel guide

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.