23 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

23 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia trip planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Bled
— 8 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Maribor
— 7 nights
Drive
4
Solčava
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Lisbon

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Bled — 8 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mala Osojnica and Zelenci Nature Reserve. Get in touch with nature at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline and Zgornjesavska Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Šmarjetna Mountain (in Kranj) and Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Liznjekova house, &more). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, don't miss a visit to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, and indulge your senses at Wine Tasting Bled.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bled road trip website.

Lisbon, Portugal to Bled is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Bled, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lisbon in September, with highs in Bled at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 4 nights

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Explore hidden gems such as Soča Valley and Italian Charnel House. Escape the urban bustle at Boka Waterfall and Kayaking & Canoeing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kobarid: Bovec (Virje Waterfall & Thirsty River Brewing). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, play a few rounds at Golf Club Bovec, snap pictures at Bridge of Napoleon, and relax in the rural setting at Apitourism Kozjak.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kobarid online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bled to Kobarid in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September in Kobarid, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Maribor.
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Maribor — 7 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Escape the urban bustle at Pyramid Archaeological Site and Little Dragon's Forest Educational Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Vinag Wine Cellar and Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Velenje (The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia & Velenje Museum) and Mozirski Gaj Gardens (in Mozirje). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Maribor City Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Plague Column, don't miss a visit to Main Square, and explore the historical opulence of Betnava Mansion (Betnavski Dvorec).

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Maribor trip app.

You can drive from Kobarid to Maribor in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Maribor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Solčava.
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Solčava — 3 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.
Get in touch with nature at Logar Valley Landscape Park and Black Hole Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Solčava Panoramic Road and Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem. Change things up with a short trip to Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum in Mežica (about 44 minutes away). It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall and stop by Center Rinka.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Solčava online travel route planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Solčava in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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