5 days in Solčava & Maribor Itinerary

5 days in Solčava & Maribor Itinerary

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Solčava
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Solčava — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina, and then identify plant and animal life at Plansarsko Jezero. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Solčava Panoramic Road, admire the verdant scenery at Robanov Kot, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rinka Waterfall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Solčava road trip planning website.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Solčava is an approximately 5-hour car ride. In August in Solčava, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will leave for Maribor on the 12th (Fri).
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Maribor — 2 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Ptuj (Ptuj Castle, Orpheus Monument, &more), Celje Castle (in Celje) and Green Gold Beer Fountain (in Žalec). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Old Vine House, make a trip to Main Square, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Maribor trip site.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.
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