12 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Bohinjsko Jezero Itinerary

12 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Bohinjsko Jezero Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 7 nights

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stop by Guštarna, then explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana day trip planner.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 9th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, and finally stroll through Straža Bled.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bled trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 7 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bohinjsko Jezero: Soča (Great Soča Gorge, Source of the Soča River, &more), Kobarid (Kozjak Waterfall & Krampež Waterfall) and Davča Ethnographic Museum (in Železniki). On the 14th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, and take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero sightseeing planner.

Bohinjsko Jezero is just a stone's throw from Bled. In August, daily temperatures in Bohinjsko Jezero can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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