6 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

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6 days in Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
1
Maribor
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bled
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Bovec
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
End: Ljubljana

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Plague Column, then fly down the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral (Church of St John the Baptist). On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, take in the dramatic natural features at Piramida (Pyramid Hill), learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat, then learn about winemaking at Vinag Wine Cellar, and finally appreciate the history behind National Liberation Monument.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Maribor trip itinerary maker tool .

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Wineries
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Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
Piramida (Pyramid Hill) ©
Piramida (Pyramid Hill)
Vinogradi Horvat ©
Vinogradi Horvat

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Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Escape the urban bustle at Planica Nordic Centre and Mala Osojnica. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zelenci Nature Reserve and Zgornjesavska Valley. Venture out of the city with trips to Krvavec (in Cerklje), Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit (in Tolmin) and Kranjska Gora (Casino Korona, Intersport Bernik, &more). There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bled online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Maribor to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, Krvavec
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Planica Nordic Centre ©
Planica Nordic Centre
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Zelenci Nature Reserve ©
Zelenci Nature Reserve

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Bovec

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Soca Valley, and finally don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House.

For traveler tips, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bovec online vacation planner .

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Bovec are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Kobarid
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Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley
Virje Waterfall ©
Virje Waterfall
Thirsty River Brewing ©
Thirsty River Brewing