8 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

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8 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Bled
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kobarid
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
End: Zurich

4
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Do your shopping at Galerija Mikame and Layer House. Bled Castle and Town Hall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna, Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Bled, take in the exciting artwork at Dali, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and stroll through Vintgar Gorge.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bled road trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. October in Bled sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bled

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Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Kranj
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Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Kobarid

Kobarid ©
Kobarid is a settlement in Slovenia, the administrative centre of the Municipality of Kobarid.Kobarid is known for the 1917 Battle of Caporetto, where the Italian retreat was documented by Ernest Hemingway in his novel A Farewell to Arms. Popular historic sites such as Tonovcov Grad - Kobarid and Ravelnik Open Air Museum are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Slap Kozjak. Go for a jaunt from Kobarid to Bovec to see Virje Waterfall about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: trek along Slap Krampez, appreciate the views at Soca Valley, stroll through Kosec Gorge, and take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kobarid travel route planning tool .

Getting from Bled to Kobarid by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kobarid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bovec, Tolmin Gorge
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Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley
River Rafting & Tubing
Slap Kozjak ©
Slap Kozjak