29 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

29 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia journey planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Solčava
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Solčava
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 7 nights
Drive
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Tolmin
— 6 nights
Train
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Bled
— 11 nights
Shuttle to Klagenfurt, Fly to Minsk

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Solčava

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Solčava: Gornji Grad Cathedral (in Gornji Grad), Plečnik Monument (in Črna na Koroškem) and Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica). There's still lots to do: walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park, get engrossed in the history at Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem, take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road, and don't miss a visit to Sveti Duh.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Solčava trip itinerary maker tool.

Minsk, Belarus to Solčava is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Minsk in January; daily highs in Solčava reach 4°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Solčava

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Explore Maribor's surroundings by going to Velenje (Tito Statue, The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, &more), Slovenj Gradec (Hugo Wolf's Birth House, Church of St. Elizabeth, &more) and Mozirski Gaj Gardens (in Mozirje). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, examine the collection at Maribor Regional Museum, walk around Three Ponds, and relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Solčava to Maribor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Tolmin.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 4 — 11:

Tolmin

— 6 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Get out of town with these interesting Tolmin side-trips: Bovec (Ravelnik Open Air Museum, Thirsty River Brewing, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Prsivec, Vogel, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob, take in the views from Bridge of Napoleon, and take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

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You can drive from Maribor to Tolmin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Maribor in February: high temperatures in Tolmin hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Bled.

Things to do in Tolmin

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 17:

Bled

— 11 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Rateče (Three Country Border, Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, &more), Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, The Russian Chapel, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Savica Waterfall, &more). Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get great views at Mala Osojnica, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tolmin to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tolmin in February, with highs in Bled at 5°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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