8 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome


Ljubljana — 3 nights

Step out of the city life by going to Postojna Cave and Bled Island. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ljubljana Old Town and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Zipline, Bled Castle, &more) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary site.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 2 nights

On the 9th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary of the Assumption church, then admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bovec by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portorož.
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Portorož — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Port Piran, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and finally kick back and relax at Portorož Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zusterna Beach.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Portorož trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Portorož takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bovec in August, with highs in Portorož at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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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.