10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia holiday planner

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Bovec
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Slovenj Gradec
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Portorož
— 2 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Bovec

— 1 night
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 16th (Mon): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the sheer force of Boka Waterfall, and then explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip itinerary planner.

Venice, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Venice in August; daily highs in Bovec reach 28°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 18th (Wed), hit the slopes at Straža Bled, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, then take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, then stroll through Vogel, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip maker site.

Drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Slovenj Gradec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Slovenj Gradec

— 1 night
Slovenj Gradec is a town in northern Slovenia. To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Slovenj Gradec online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bled to Slovenj Gradec in 2 hours. August in Slovenj Gradec sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Slovenj Gradec

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Slovenj Gradec to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, and then walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Portorož road trip planning app.

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. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Portorož when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Postojna

— 2 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
On the 24th (Tue), Head underground at Postojna Cave, then admire the verdant scenery at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, then Head underground at Cross Cave, and finally look for gifts at Guštarna. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then stroll through Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Postojna day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Portorož to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portorož in August: high temperatures in Postojna hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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.

Koroška travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Monuments · History Museums