17 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia tour planner

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Make it your trip
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: see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, don't miss a visit to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor, and appreciate the history behind Plague Column.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Maribor holiday planner.

Dinard, France to Maribor is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Dinard in August, you will find days in Maribor are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Parks · Spas · Nature
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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.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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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. There's lots more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, head off the coast to Bled Island, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip builder app.

Getting from Solčava to Bled by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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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: Nadiza (in Kranjska Gora), Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch 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 explore the activities along Virje Waterfall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bovec trip planning site.

Getting from Bled to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Bovec are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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