12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Kranjska Gora
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Portoroz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Maribor
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 1st (Mon): stop by BTC City and then stop by OrCa cruelty free shop. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at MojaCokolada.Si, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History (Muzej Novejse Zgodovine Slovenije), then don't miss a visit to Preseren Square, then hunt for treasures at Ljubljana Central Market, and finally explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip builder site.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from London in August, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Shopping Museums Parks
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Ljubljana Central Market ©
Ljubljana Central Market
BTC City ©
BTC City

3
nights
Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Slovenian Alpine Museum and Fort Kluze. Visiting Aktivni Planet and Bovec Sport Center will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Kranjska Gora: Bovec (Soca Rider, SPORT MIX, &more). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kranjska Gora, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Bovec, Slovenian Alpine Museum
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SPORT MIX ©
SPORT MIX
Aktivni Planet ©
Aktivni Planet
Bovec Sport Center ©
Bovec Sport Center

2
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Outdoor Galaxy and Lake Bohinj. Discover out-of-the-way places like Čebelarski muzej Radovljica and Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming. Explore Bohinjsko Jezero's surroundings by going to Muzeji radovljiške občine Radovljica (in Radovljica) and Bridge of Napoleon (in Kobarid).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Bohinjsko Jezero in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Portoroz.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Radovljica, Outdoor Galaxy, Bridge of Napoleon
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Čebelarski muzej Radovljica ©
Čebelarski muzej Radovljica
Outdoor Galaxy ©
Outdoor Galaxy
Muzeji radovljiške občine Radovljica ©

2
nights
Portoroz

Portoroz ©
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 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Underwater Activities, then see the interesting displays at Sergej Masera Maritime Museum (Pomorski muzej), then see some colorful creatures with Nemo Divers, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Portoroz Beach. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Muda Gate, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Portoroz trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Portoroz by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in August; daily highs in Portoroz reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Portoroz

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Koper, Piran
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Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Church of St. Francis of Assisi ©
Church of St. Francis of Assisi

1
night
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), browse the different shops at Europark Maribor, then delve into the distant past at Water Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, and finally examine the collection at The National Liberation Museum Maribor (Muzej narodne osvoboditve Maribor ).

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Maribor day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Portoroz to Maribor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Portoroz in August, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Maribor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad)
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