20 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Venice, Shuttle to Portorož
— 3 nights
— 5 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 10 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Barcelona


Portorož — 3 nights

Magical World of Shells Museum and Duka Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Škocjan Caves in Škocjan (about 38 minutes away). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Zusterna Beach, identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, and admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Portorož online trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Portorož is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Portorož. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 5 nights

Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Vršič Pass. Family-friendly places like Kayaking & Canoeing and Soča Valley will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Martuljek Waterfalls (in Gozd Martuljek), Tolmin Castle (in Tolmin) and Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve & Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, look for all kinds of wild species at Krampež Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, and contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bovec attractions planner.

You can drive from Portorož to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Portorož in August, things will get slightly colder in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 10 nights

Kids will appreciate attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Island. Get a sense of the local culture at Bled Castle and Metelkova. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek), Bled (Polka Dot Cycling, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Postojna (Karst Museum, Postojna Cave, &more). Spend the 26th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and get in on the family fun at Escape Room Enigmarium.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana journey planning site.

You can drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel 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.