17 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia trip planner

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Train to Paris CDG, Fly to Ljubljana
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Bled
— 5 nights
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Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Solčava
— 1 night
Drive
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Bovec
— 6 nights
Drive

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel, Lake Jasna, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Lake Bohinj, &more). Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll through Ojstrica, get great views at Straža Bled, and hike along Mala Osojnica.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary planning site.

Lille, France to Bled is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. While traveling from Lille, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bled, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
When in Maribor, make a side trip to see Velenje Beach in Velenje, approximately Velenje away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Old Vine House, don't miss a visit to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Maribor trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Solčava.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wineries

Side Trip

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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 25th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Mary of the Snow, then admire the sheer force of Logar Valley Landscape Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Solčava online holiday planner.

Drive from Maribor to Solčava in 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 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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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 (Tolmin Gorge & Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, make a trip to Bridge of Napoleon, contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, and examine the collection at Kobarid Museum.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Bovec takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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