35 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

35 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Bus to Bovec
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Bovec
— 5 nights
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Slovenj Gradec
— 6 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 9 nights
Drive
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Solčava
— 4 nights
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Bled
— 10 nights
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Bovec — 5 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Tolmin (Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, Tolmin Gorge, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, make a trip to Predil Pass, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Bovec trip itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Bovec is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Bovec is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect Bovec to be much colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Slovenj Gradec.
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Slovenj Gradec — 6 nights

Slovenj Gradec is a town in northern Slovenia. Get out of town with these interesting Slovenj Gradec side-trips: Zreče (Rogla Sports and Ski Centre & Lovrenc Lakes), Mozirje (St. George Church & Mozirski Gaj Gardens) and Velenje (Velenje Museum, The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, &more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Elizabeth, explore the world behind art at Carinthia Regional Museum - Slovenj Gradec, get engrossed in the history at Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem, and go for a walk through Pohorje Treetop Walk.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Slovenj Gradec travel planning tool.

Drive from Bovec to Slovenj Gradec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Maribor.
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Maribor — 9 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 Vulkanija Adventure Park (in Gornji Grad), Slovenske Konjice (Parish Church of St. George & The Old Castle on Konjiška Mountain) and Church of St. John The Baptist (in Oplotnica). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, make a trip to Lutkovno gledalisce Maribor, do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, and savor the flavors at Big Guy's Wine Tour.

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

You can drive from Slovenj Gradec to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Solčava.
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Solčava to Gornji Grad to see Gornji Grad Cathedral about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Solčava Panoramic Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Logar Valley Landscape Park, admire the sheer force of Rinka Waterfall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Mary of the Snow.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Solčava online travel route builder.

You can drive from Maribor to Solčava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Solčava can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Bled.
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Bled — 10 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: Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Lake Bohinj, &more), Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče) and Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Lake Jasna, &more). Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

Find out how to plan Bled trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Solčava to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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