12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Bovec
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Portorož
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Ljubljana
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: London

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.
Get outdoors at Straza Bled and Triglav National Park. Bled Castle (Blejski Grad) and St. Martin's Parish Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore Bohinjsko Jezero's surroundings by going to Bled (Lake Bled & Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar)).

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero day trip site .

London, UK to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. In August in Bohinjsko Jezero, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

1
night
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 8th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portoroz.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall

1
night
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 9th (Thu): make a trip to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Portoroz Beach.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Portoroz trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bovec to Portoroz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bovec in August; daily highs in Portoroz reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Tartini Square, Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
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Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

6
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Postojna Caves and Balonarski Center Barje will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ljubljana Castle and Predjama Castle. There's lots more to do: try out the rides at Escape Room Enigmarium, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZOO Ljubljana.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Portoroz to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portoroz in August, expect Ljubljana to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Postojna
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ZOO Ljubljana ©
ZOO Ljubljana
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

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