14 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

14 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia sightseeing planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bled
— 5 nights
Train
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Tolmin
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Solčava
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Kyiv (Kiev)

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bled Island and Triglav National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Kranjska Gora (Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, Zelenci Nature Reserve, &more) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). The adventure continues: get great views at Mala Osojnica, duck into Galerija Mikame, surround yourself with nature on Great Emerald Adventure, and appreciate the history behind Colnar - Boatman.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bled itinerary planning website.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to Bled is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in January: highs in Bled hover around 4°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Vogel and Krampež Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tolmin: Bovec (Zipline & Virje Waterfall) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Prsivec & Ukanc Military Cemetery). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, hike along Koseč Gorges, and take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Tolmin trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Bled to Tolmin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in January, expect Tolmin to be a bit warmer, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Take a break from the city and head to Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort and Pekrska Gorca. Next up on the itinerary: let the kids burn off some steam at Maribor City Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor road trip planning site.

Getting from Tolmin to Maribor by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tolmin in January, with highs in Maribor at 5°C and lows at -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Solčava

— 2 nights
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.
On the 14th (Fri), examine the collection at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, then take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall, and then walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park.

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

Getting from Maribor to Solčava by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Solčava are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Parks · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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