21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  29​h
1
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Bovec
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Portoroz
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ljubljana
— 10 nights
shuttle + Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bohinjsko Jezero: Bled (Bled Castle, Vintgar Gorge, & more). There's more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip itinerary builder app .

Melbourne, Australia to Bohinjsko Jezero is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Bled
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park

3
nights
Bovec

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Nadiza, Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej), and take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Kozjak.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec tour builder site .

Drive from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bovec are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Portoroz.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Kobarid
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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
River Rafting & Tubing
Kozjak Waterfalls ©
Kozjak Waterfalls

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Svetilnik Beach and Portoroz Beach. Go for a jaunt from Portoroz to Hrastovlje to see Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and choose your vessel at Rent a Boat Portoroz.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Portoroz trip builder app .

Drive from Bovec to Portoroz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bovec in May: high temperatures in Portoroz hover around 26°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Portoroz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Piran, Koper, Svetilnik Beach, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)

10
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bring the kids along to ZOO Ljubljana and Minicity Ljubljana. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Postojna and see Predjama Castle, which is approximately 1 hour away. Dedicate the 18th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at House of Illusions, make a trip to Preseren Square, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and walk around Tivoli Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Portoroz to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Portoroz in May since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 9°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Predjama Castle
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ZOO Ljubljana ©
ZOO Ljubljana
Minicity Ljubljana ©
Minicity Ljubljana

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