12 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Thermal Pannonian Slovenia & Bled Itinerary

12 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Thermal Pannonian Slovenia & Bled Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lukovica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Celje
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Postojna (Guštarna, Postojna Cave, &more) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Spend the 13th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and walk around Tivoli Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana tour itinerary planner.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. In August, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Rome - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lukovica.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:

Lukovica

— 2 nights
The Municipality of Lukovica is a municipality in the eastern part of the Upper Carniola region in Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Pristava Tourist Village, explore the historical opulence of Bogenšperk Castle, and then get outside with Adventure Park Geoss. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Preskar Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Velika Planina, and then explore the activities along Gradisko Lake.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lukovica trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Lukovica in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Lukovica can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Celje.

Things to do in Lukovica

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:

Celje

— 3 nights
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Celje: Podčetrtek (Olimje Monastery, Spas, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno, and Head underground at Hell Cave.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Celje trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Lukovica to Celje in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Celje are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Celje

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 18:

Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Savica Waterfall, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and look for gifts at Infocenter Triglavska Roža Bled.

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You can drive from Celje to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 21: