16 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

16 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Maribor
— 2 nights
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Solčava
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 9 nights
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Maribor

— 2 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 29th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, then hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Rogatec Open Air Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and finally appreciate the history behind War and Peace Memorial.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Maribor holiday planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Maribor. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Parks · Spas · 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 31st (Sun), appreciate the history behind Plečnik Monument, see the interesting displays at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, and then admire the sheer force of Logar Valley Landscape Park. On the next day, take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road, stop by Center Rinka, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Mary of the Snow.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Solčava online vacation planner.

Drive from Maribor to Solčava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. January in Solčava sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kranj.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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Kranj

— 2 nights
The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Toll House as well as Brdo Castle. On the 2nd (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Toll House, make a trip to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Kancijan Church, ponder the design of Plečnik's Arcade & Fountain, then stop by Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio, and finally step into the grandiose world of Škofja Loka Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Brdo Castle, stroll around Volčji Potok Arboretum, take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Krvavec, and finally take a stroll around Layer House.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Kranj road trip planning app.

You can drive from Solčava to Kranj in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Kranj

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Museums

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Bled

— 9 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Bovec (Fort Hermann & Ravelnik Open Air Museum), Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Lake Jasna, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj, Vogel, &more). Spend the 10th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, admire the striking features of Bled Island, and stroll through Straža Bled.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bled tour itinerary builder app.

Bled is very close to Kranj. In February, daytime highs in Bled are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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