1. Day – Lake Bled top sights and paragliding Lake Bled adventure
You can start the road trip in Slovenia and firstly visit Bled, the most visited tourist destination. You can take a ride with a traditional pletna boat across Lake Bled to a lovely island with a small church. Climb the famous stairs and ring the Bell of desire, which will fulfill all your wishes.
Then you can visit the majestic Bled Castle, which stands on a high cliff. Here you can see a museum collection and castle halls from the Middle Ages. From the top of Bled Castle, you will have wonderful views of the lake.
Around the lakeshore, you can take a ride with traditional carriage fijakerji. You can also rent a bike at our agency and set out to explore the hidden corners of Bled. You can spice up Lake Bled road trip in Slovenia with a culinary delight in one of the cafes and try the famous Bled cream cake.
Only a few kilometers outside of Bled is the famous Vintgar Gorge. Take a stroll across the wooden footbridge to discover the impressive gorges formed by the Radovna River.
You can enrich the Lake Bled road trip in Slovenia with one of the most breathtaking adventures, that will give you a different perspective. Book an unforgettable Paragliding Lake Bled tour when you will fly in tandem just 500 meters above Lake Bled and enjoy the magnificent views.
3. Day – Tour around Lake Bohinj with rock climbing in Bohinjska Bela
You can spend the third day of a road trip in Slovenia in the unspoiled nature of Triglav National Park around Lake Bohinj. You can join us for a half-day sightseeing Bohinj tour with a local guide who will drive you from Bled to Bohinj, from where you will head out to several top destinations around the largest natural lake in the country. You will visit:
- Lake Bohinj: the most beautiful places on the lakeshore
- Savica Waterfall: a famous 78-meter-high waterfall that drops into an emerald pool
- Vogel cable car: climb Mt. Vogel (1353 m) by cable car and admire the views of the lake
- Mostnica Gorges: an easy hike through stunning gorges and waterfalls with the crystal clear Mostnica River
- Pokljuka plateau: panoramic views from the top with a visit to Pokljuka sports center
The road trip in Slovenia around Lake Bohinj is ideal for rock climbing tours, as Bohinjska Bela, a few kilometers from the lake, is known for the best natural rock walls that are suitable for experienced climbers, beginners, and children.
You can choose from 79 climbing routes with a length between 8 to 33 meters and difficulty levels between 3 and 8c +. You can book the following rock-climbing tours with an experienced instructor:
5. Day – Active day in the Soča River Valley
On the fifth day of a road trip in Slovenia, drive to the Soča River Valley, surrounded by the Julian Alps in the north. The valley is famous for the crystal clear Soča River with its unique emerald green color that fascinates everyone. Visit Big and Small Soča Gorges with steep and narrow walls that are a few hundred meters long and ten meters wide. Make a stop on a stone bridge and observe the river winding through the valley.
Soča River is a popular spot for all white-water sports enthusiasts. Spend an active day on a road trip in Slovenia near Bovec, book a Soča River rafting tour and go on an adventure with our expert guide. The first section of the river is calmer, with the opportunity to observe the peaks of the mountains in the background, emerald green pools, and the surrounding nature. Then the exciting part of the river begins, where you will paddle between the rocks and on faster rapids.
You can also spend an active day on a road trip in Slovenia in the Soča River Valley on an adrenaline canyoning adventure in Kozjak canyon near Kobarid. Book an ultimate canyoning Soča guided tour and head out into mysterious canyon with gorges and deep caverns with beautiful waterfalls. Here you will have the opportunity to:
- jump into crystal-clear water pools
- rappel down narrow walls
- slide on natural water tunnels
- 20-meters high jump over the famous Kozjak Waterfall
7. Day – Slovenian coast with Piran, Sečovlje Salt Pans and Strunjan Moon Bay
You can spend the seventh day on a road trip in Slovenia on the Slovenian coast, in the relaxed Mediterranean climate along the Adriatic Sea. Visit medieval Piran on the cape and explore the former fishing and saltern town along narrow and cobblestone streets. Due to its exceptional architecture, Piran is like an open-air museum where you can see:
- Cathedral of St. George and the Bell Tower
- Medieval walls of Piran
- Tartini’s birth house and Tartini main square with its monument
8. Day – Ljubljana, the vibrant capital city
On the eighth day of a road trip in Slovenia, return from the Slovenian coast to the hinterland and visit the capital Ljubljana. Take a stroll through the old city center or rent a city bike. You can also spend an evening at one of the bars or nightclubs, as Ljubljana is known for its vibrant nightlife. You will easily find the right accommodation in the capital, where you can choose between prestigious hotels and affordable hostels.
In the old city center, walk past Prešeren Square with Franciscan Church and across the famous Plečnik Triple Bridge to the medieval part of the city, which lies between the foot of Castle Hill and the riverside of the Ljubljanica River.
10. Day – a visit to Ptuj town with rich cultural heritage
You can spend the last day of an unforgettable road trip in Slovenia in the northwestern Pannonian part of the country in Ptuj. Take a stroll through the old town and discover many sights that reflect the city’s rich history. These include the Minorite monastery and the Dominican monastery.
Climb up to the almost 1,000-year-old Ptuj Castle, standing on a hill, and enjoy breathtaking views of Ptuj Lake, the largest artificial lake in the country. There is also a Regional Museum in the castle, where you can see various collections of former castle objects. If you are in town during the famous carnival in February, dress up in a masquerade costume and recall the arrival of spring with kurenti, traditional carnival masks from Ptuj.
In Ptuj you can also visit the famous Ptuj wine cellar in the cellars of the Minorite monastery. Ptuj has a long vineyard tradition with planted vines on the hills of Haloze and Slovenske Gorice. If you would like to spend the last day of a road trip in Slovenia actively, you can climb the Ptujska Hill, which is 10 kilometers away from the city. At the top of the hill stands the mighty Basilica of the Blessed Virgin Mary, consecrated by Pope Benedict XVI.