21 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Solčava
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Solčava
— 2 nights
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Maribor
— 6 nights
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Tolmin
— 5 nights
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Bled
— 7 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Solčava: Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem), Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica) and Plečnik Monument (in Črna na Koroškem). There's still lots to do: stroll through Logar Valley Landscape Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall, stop by Center Rinka, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Mary of the Snow.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Solčava tour itinerary builder website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Solčava is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, expect slightly colder with lows of -5°C in Solčava. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Maribor

— 6 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 out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Velenje (The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia & Velenje Museum), Lovrenc Lakes (in Zreče) and Mozirski Gaj Gardens (in Mozirje). And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, get to know the fascinating history of Lent, and walk around Three Ponds.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Maribor are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Tolmin

— 5 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Prsivec, Vogel, &more) and Bovec (Zipline, Thirsty River Brewing, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley, and relax in the rural setting at Apitourism Kozjak.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Tolmin planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Tolmin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Maribor in January: high temperatures in Tolmin hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can take a train to Bled.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Bled

— 7 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 (Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, The Russian Chapel, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj, Savica Waterfall, &more). Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, push the limits with an extreme tour, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bled tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Tolmin to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tolmin in January, with highs in Bled at 4°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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