15 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia tour planner
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Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Bled
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Bled
— 6 nights
Drive
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Solčava
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Fly to Brussels, Train to Lille

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Bled — 6 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Visit Bled Island and St. Martin's Parish Church for their historical value. Kids will appreciate attractions like Lake Bohinj and Zipline. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel, Vršič Pass, &more), Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Golden Horn Fairyland, Savica Waterfall, &more). The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and get great views at Ojstrica.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bled online trip builder.

Lille, France to Bled is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Lille in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Bled, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Solčava.
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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.
On the 13th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall, take in the dramatic scenery at Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Mary of the Snow.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Solčava trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Solčava by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Solčava are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Maribor.
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort and Pyramid Archaeological Site. Kids will appreciate attractions like Old Vine House and Velenje Beach. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Slovenska Bistrica Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Maribor online visit 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 in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Zipline and Kayaking & Canoeing. Escape the urban bustle at Soča Valley and Tolmin Gorge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Nadiza (in Kranjska Gora) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, explore the activities along Virje Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, and see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bovec trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bovec takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Maribor in August, you will find days in Bovec are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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