12 days in Izola, Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

12 days in Izola, Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Izola
— 4 nights
2
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
3
Bled
— 4 nights

4
nights
Izola

Izola ©
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Izola: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava) and Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, make a trip to Walls of Piran, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Izola online route planner.

Krakow, Poland to Izola is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Krakow in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Izola: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Izola

Parks Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Piran, Škocjan Caves, Wine Tours & Tastings, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Predjama Castle
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 & Planina Cave). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, stroll around Tivoli Park, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Izola to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Izola - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

Postojna
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

4
nights
Bled

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), Cerkev Sv Jozefa (Church of the Holy . Joseph) (in Soča) and Zipline (in Bovec). Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Vintgar Gorge, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bled tour planning tool.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Bled sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Vršič Pass, Cerkev Sv Jozefa (Church of the Holy . Joseph), Zipline, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Zipline

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