9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Pula, Shuttle 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.
Appreciate the collections at Magical World of Shells Museum and Izolana - House of the Sea. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Portorož travel route builder.

Paris, France to Portorož is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Portorož, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bovec.
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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.
Get outdoors at Zipline and Boka Waterfall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Soča Valley and Virje Waterfall. Go for a jaunt from Bovec to Tolmin to see Tolmin Gorge about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

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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. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Portorož in August: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Bled.
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Visiting Vintgar Gorge and Vršič Pass will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj). There's lots more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bled Island, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bled online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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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.