15 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

15 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia planner

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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Maribor
— 4 nights
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Solčava
— 1 night
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Bled
— 6 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan Linate

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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit and Kobarid Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Italian Charnel House and Soča Valley. Change things up with a short trip to Tolmin Gorge in Tolmin (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on Kayak Soca, don't miss a visit to Bridge of Napoleon, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Virje Waterfall.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bovec route planning app.

Milan, Italy to Bovec is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Milan in August, things will get little chillier in Bovec: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Velenje Museum and Franciscan Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pyramid Archaeological Site and Maribor Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Velenje Beach (in Velenje) and Mozirski Gaj Gardens (in Mozirje). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Maribor Regional Museum, don't miss a visit to Maribor Synagogue, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Trg Svobode Square.

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Drive from Bovec to Maribor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In August in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Solčava.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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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 15th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Logar Valley Landscape Park and then take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Solčava day trip site.

You can drive from Maribor to Solčava in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. August in Solčava sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Russian Chapel and Museum of Apiculture. Bled Island and Church of St John the Baptist are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Lake Jasna, &more), Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj, Savica Waterfall, &more) and Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče). Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get outside with Outdoor Activities, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and hike along Mala Osojnica.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bled online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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