10 days in Bled Area, Koper & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Train to London Stansted, Fly to Bled
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Fly to London Stansted, Train to Doncaster


Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Head to Town Hall and Škrlovec Towerfor some retail therapy. Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Bled Island will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Kancijan, look for gifts at WoodWay, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev sv. Radegunde na Bregu.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bled day trip site.

Doncaster, UK to Bled is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Traveling from Doncaster to Bled, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Doncaster in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bled: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 2 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): examine the collection at Tartini's House, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Daniel, then learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rotunda Svetega Janeza Krstnika, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Bled to Koper in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Koper when traveling from Bled in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visit Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Cathedral of St. Nicholas for their historical value. Let the collections at Ptuj Castle and National Gallery capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Škofja Loka (Sokol Home, Škofja Loka Castle, &more), Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum (in Idrija) and Church of St. George (in Ptuj). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, get a taste of the local shopping with Škuc Gallery, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, and hunt for treasures at Ljubljana Central Market.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip website.

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Koper in May since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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