17 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia tour planner
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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Maribor
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Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Solčava
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 6 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dinard

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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.
Maribor is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Old Vine House, relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body, don't miss a visit to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, and admire the striking features of Vetrinjski dvor.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Maribor holiday planner.

Dinard, France to Maribor is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Dinard in August, you will find days in Maribor are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall, then walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Mary of the Snow.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Solčava route builder app.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Solčava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve, Lake Jasna, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, head off the coast to Bled Island, and get great views at Ojstrica.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bled trip itinerary site.

Getting from Solčava to Bled by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 6 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin), Nadiza (in Kranjska Gora) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann, and see the interesting displays at Fort Kluže.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bovec holiday website.

Drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.
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