15 days in Alpine Slovenia & Ljubljana Itinerary

15 days in Alpine Slovenia & Ljubljana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation maker

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Tolmin
— 2 nights
Train
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Bled
— 7 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights

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Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tolmin: Nova Gorica (Magma X & Reservoir Dogs brewery), Bovec (Zipline & Thirsty River Brewing) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Prsivec). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, hike along Krampež Waterfall, and learn about winemaking at Bjana.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tolmin trip planner.

Ljubljana to Tolmin is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in October: high temperatures in Tolmin hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Bled.

Things to do in Tolmin

Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

Bled

— 7 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Savica Waterfall). Spend the 5th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, get great views at Ojstrica, play a few rounds at Royal Bled Golf Course, and admire the striking features of Bled Island.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bled trip maker.

You can take a train from Tolmin to Bled in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tolmin in October, expect Bled to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 11:

Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Piran (Magical World of Shells Museum & Tartini Square), Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more) and Fonda Fish Farm (in Portorož). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana route planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 16: