31 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

31 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia sightseeing planner
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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Mozirje
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Mozirje
— 6 nights
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Maribor
— 8 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 11 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Saskatoon

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Mozirje — 6 nights

Nature lovers can spend much of their Mozirje vacation hiking or cycling the tracks and roads of the flat areas around town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mozirje: Plečnik Monument (in Črna na Koroškem), Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica) and Pohorje Treetop Walk (in Rogla). On the 26th (Sun), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Velenje Beach. The adventure continues: make a trip to Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, walk around Logar Valley Landscape Park, cruise along Solčava Panoramic Road, and examine the collection at Velenje Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mozirje online trip planner.

Saskatoon, Canada to Mozirje is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Saskatoon to Mozirje. Traveling from Saskatoon in December, expect nights in Mozirje to be much hotter, around -5°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 8 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: Parish Church of St. George (in Slovenske Konjice), Church of St. John The Baptist (in Oplotnica) and Vulkanija Adventure Park (in Gornji Grad). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, examine the collection at Old Vine House, admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor, and indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip itinerary site.

Drive from Mozirje to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Mozirje in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Maribor, with highs around 7°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 4 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of Bovec to go to Tolmin and see Tolmin Gorge, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Bovec takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In January, daytime highs in Bovec are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Bled.
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Bled — 11 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 (Vršič Pass, The Russian Chapel, &more), Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall, Vogel, &more) and Rateče (Three Country Border & Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline). Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and duck into Galerija Mikame.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in Bled, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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