8 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia trip planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Bled
— 3 nights
Train
2
Tolmin
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, and duck into Galerija Mikame.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bled trip maker app.

Brussels, Belgium to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bled when traveling from Brussels in January, with lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
On the 27th (Thu), sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, and then make a trip to Italian Charnel House. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, and then take in the awesome beauty at Vogel.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tolmin travel route planner.

You can take a train from Bled to Tolmin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, Tolmin is somewhat warmer than Bled - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Tolmin

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and then see the interesting displays at Old Vine House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral and then stroll around Three Ponds.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Maribor route maker tool.

Drive from Tolmin to Maribor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Tolmin in January, expect Maribor to be little chillier, temps between 5°C and -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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