23 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

23 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alpine Slovenia trip planner
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Fly
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Bled
— 8 nights
Drive
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Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maribor
— 7 nights
Drive
4
Solčava
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Lisbon

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Bled — 8 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mala Osojnica and Ojstrica. Get in touch with nature at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline and Zelenci Nature Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Šmarjetna Mountain (in Kranj), Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Liznjekova house, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled, walk around Castle Swimming Area, see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture, and look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled travel route planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Bled is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Bled. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in September: high temperatures in Bled hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kobarid.
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Kobarid — 4 nights

At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Explore hidden gems such as Soča Valley and Virje Waterfall. Escape the urban bustle at Boka Waterfall and Golf Club Bovec. Step out of Kobarid with an excursion to Thirsty River Brewing in Bovec--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Italian Charnel House, contemplate the long history of Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and experience rural life at Apitourism Kozjak.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kobarid trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bled to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Maribor.
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Pyramid Archaeological Site and Little Dragon's Forest Educational Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Vinag Wine Cellar and Maribor City Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Mozirski Gaj Gardens (in Mozirje) and Velenje (The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia & Velenje Museum). There's lots more to do: stroll around Three Ponds, get to know the fascinating history of Lent, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, and take in panoramic vistas at Judgement Tower.

Plan trip to Maribor with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Kobarid to Maribor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Solčava.
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Solčava — 3 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.
Get in touch with nature at Logar Valley Landscape Park and Solčava Panoramic Road. Explore hidden gems such as Rinka Waterfall and Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem. Venture out of the city with trips to Mežica (Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum & Black Hole Trail). There's more to do: stop by Center Rinka.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Solčava trip website.

Drive from Maribor to Solčava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In September in Solčava, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.
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