23 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Klarna Trips 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
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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 Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline. Get in touch with nature at Zelenci Nature Reserve and Zgornjesavska Valley. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more), Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Liznjekova house, &more) and Šmarjetna Mountain (in Kranj). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, don't miss a visit to Tunnels Under Old Kranj, examine the collection at Museum of Apiculture, and indulge your senses at Wine Tasting Bled.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bled road trip website.

Lisbon, Portugal to Bled is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Bled, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lisbon in September, with highs in Bled at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive 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 Kayaking & Canoeing. Escape the urban bustle at Boka Waterfall and Golf Club Bovec. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kobarid: Bovec (Virje Waterfall & Thirsty River Brewing). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Italian Charnel House, take in the views from Bridge of Napoleon, steep yourself in history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Fort Hermann.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kobarid trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Kobarid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kobarid are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can 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 Maribor City Park. Explore hidden gems such as Vinag Wine Cellar and Three Ponds. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Maribor: Velenje (The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia & Velenje Museum), Little Dragon's Forest Educational Trail (in Slovenske Konjice) and Mozirski Gaj Gardens (in Mozirje). There's still lots to do: stroll through Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Plague Column, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip planner.

Getting from Kobarid to Maribor by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time 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 Black Hole Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Carinthian Regional Museum - Ravne na Koroškem (in Ravne na Koroškem) and Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica). 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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