12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brussels
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Portorož
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Bovec
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Brussels

5
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Cankarjevo Nabrežje will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Museum of Contemporary History and House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Postojna to see Postojna Cave about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Slovenia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM).

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary maker website.

Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Postojna Cave
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National Museum of Contemporary History ©
National Museum of Contemporary History
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation ©
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation

2
nights
Portorož

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Portoroz Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Portorož trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. 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 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Portorož

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Svetilnik Beach
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Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach

1
night
Bovec

Bovec ©
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 22nd (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec trip builder.

You can drive from Portorož to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and car; or take a bus. In July, Bovec is little chillier than Portorož - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Vršič Pass, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, Kobarid Museum
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Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass
Kobarid Museum ©
Kobarid Museum
Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery ©
Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery

3
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bled Castle and Galerija Mikame. Get out of town with these interesting Bohinjsko Jezero side-trips: Bled (Straza Bled, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge
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Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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