23 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia trip planner
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Fly
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Bled
— 8 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 7 nights
Drive
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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 Ojstrica. Get in touch with nature at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline and Zelenci Nature Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Liznjekova house, &more) and Šmarjetna Mountain (in Kranj). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled, walk around Castle Swimming Area, see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture, and look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled travel route planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Bled is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Bled. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in September: high temperatures in Bled hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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 Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort. Explore hidden gems such as Vinag Wine Cellar and Maribor Regional Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Mozirski Gaj Gardens (in Mozirje), Velenje (The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia & Velenje Museum) and Little Dragon's Forest Educational Trail (in Slovenske Konjice). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Maribor City Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Plague Column, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip planner.

Getting from Kobarid to Maribor by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough 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 Solčava Panoramic Road. Explore hidden gems such as Rinka Waterfall and Center Rinka. Venture out of the city with trips to Mežica (Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum & Black Hole Trail) and Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem (in Ravne na Koroškem).

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Solčava tour planner.

Drive from Maribor to Solčava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Solčava are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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