11 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Portorož Itinerary

11 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Portorož Itinerary

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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Portorož
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Zurich

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Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora), Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Lake Bohinj, &more) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, head off the coast to Bled Island, see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mala Osojnica.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bled is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. October in Bled sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more). Spend the 15th (Fri) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's still lots to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. October in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Parks

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Portorož

— 2 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portorož: Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Portorož driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Portorož in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in October: high temperatures in Portorož hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Spas

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