10 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

10 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia vacation planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Trieste, Bus to Bovec
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive
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Solčava
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 5 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Soča Valley and Virje Waterfall. Escape the urban bustle at Zipline and Boka Waterfall. Take a break from Bovec with a short trip to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bovec day trip tool.

Rome, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Rome in August, things will get slightly colder in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Solčava.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

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Solčava

— 1 night
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): look for gifts at Center Rinka, relax in the rural setting at Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Solčava Panoramic Road.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Solčava planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Solčava takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Solčava sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): snap pictures at Old Bridge, stroll around Three Ponds, then take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral, and finally fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Maribor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get in touch with nature at Lake Bohinj and Mala Osojnica. Explore hidden gems such as Zgornjesavska Valley and Museum of Apiculture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Savica Waterfall, &more), Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče) and Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve & Tromeja -Triple border). Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bled travel route planning app.

Drive from Maribor to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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