17 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

17 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

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17 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Drive:  45​min
1
Bled
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kobarid
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Solčava
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Ljubljana

5
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Monument To Four Courageous Men, Lake Bohinj, & more) and Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna & Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, admire the landmark architecture of Bled Jezero Railway Station, and stop by Extreme Angler - Sportni ribic.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner .

Ljubljana to Bled is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bled are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Kranjska Gora, Plecnik's arcade and fountain
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

4
nights
Kobarid

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kobarid: Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing, River Rafting & Tubing, & more) and Vojasko Pokopalisce Ukanc (in Bohinjsko Jezero). There's lots more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, appreciate the views at Soca Valley, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, and contemplate the long history of Kozlov Rob.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kobarid online route planner .

Traveling by car from Bled to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. October in Kobarid sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Bovec, Tolmin, Vojasko Pokopalisce Ukanc
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley

4
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
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: Vulkanija Adventure Park (in Gornji Grad) and The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia (in Velenje). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, take in the dramatic natural features at Piramida (Pyramid Hill), see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, and take a stroll through Main Square.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Maribor trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Kobarid to Maribor in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Kobarid, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Maribor, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Solcava.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, Vulkanija Adventure Park
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Piramida (Pyramid Hill) ©
Piramida (Pyramid Hill)

3
nights
Solčava

Solčava ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stroll through Landscape park Logar Valley, then pause for some photo ops at Plecnik Monument, and then examine the collection at Mine Museum. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Solcava Panoramic Road, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zupnijska Cerkev sv. Jurija, and then pause for some photo ops at Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Solcava itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Maribor to Solcava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Solčava

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Zupnijska Cerkev sv. Jurija, Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces, Plecnik Monument, Mine Museum
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Landscape park Logar Valley ©
Landscape park Logar Valley
Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces ©
Mine Museum ©
Mine Museum