12 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia tour itinerary maker

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Fly
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Bled
— 4 nights
Train
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Tolmin
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dublin

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Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, stop by Galerija Mikame, and get great views at Ojstrica.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled tour planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Bled is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dublin to Bled, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in December, things will get little chillier in Bled: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a train to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Tolmin

— 3 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tolmin: Bovec (Zipline & Thirsty River Brewing) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery & Vogel). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Tolmin journey planning site.

Traveling by train from Bled to Tolmin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bled in December; daily highs in Tolmin reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 4 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem), Church of St. John The Baptist (in Oplotnica) and Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, examine the collection at Old Vine House, relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body, and pause for some photo ops at Tito Statue.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Maribor route builder website.

Getting from Tolmin to Maribor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Tolmin in December, things will get little chillier in Maribor: highs are around 7°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

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