13 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Bovec Itinerary

13 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Bovec Itinerary

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Fly to Klagenfurt, Shuttle to Avtobusna postaja Kranj, Bus to Bled
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Drive to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Train to Klagenfurt Hbf, Fly to Dusseldorf

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Bohinj and Zipline. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of St John the Baptist (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Kranjska Gora (Prisank Mountain Window, Ajdovska Deklica, &more). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, indulge in some personalized pampering at Aquapark & Wellness - Vodni Park Bohinj, and get great views at Ojstrica.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Bled tour site.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Bled is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Dusseldorf in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bled, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like St. George's Church and Ljubljanica River. Popular historic sites such as Predjama Castle and Cankarjevo Nabrežje are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Sečovlje Salina Nature Park (in Seča), Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower (in Koper) and Villa on Republic Square (in Izola). Next up on the itinerary: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planning app.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Tolmin Gorge. Step off the beaten path and head to Kozjak Waterfall and Source of the Soča River. Step out of Bovec to go to Rateče and see Planica Valley, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, witness the site of a historic battle at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and see the interesting displays at Cheese Museum of Kobarid.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bovec trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bovec in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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