5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

5 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Pula, Shuttle to Portorož
— 1 day
— 4 nights


Portorož — 1 day

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 23rd (Fri): whizz through the canopy at Adventure Park, get your game on at Creative Ways Escape Adventure, get engrossed in the history at The Secret Rooms of Hotel Jama, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Portorož trip itinerary website.

London, UK to Portorož is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Portorož. In September, Portorož is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Bovec-SUP. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ljubljana Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Zipline (in Bovec) and Bled (Bled Island & Bled Castle). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and visit Metelkova.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana vacation planner.

You can drive from Portorož to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Portorož in September: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the flight 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.