15 days in Ljubljana & Julian Alps Itinerary

15 days in Ljubljana & Julian Alps Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 5 nights
Taxi
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Radovljica
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Salt Lake City

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some historical perspective at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Magical World of Shells Museum and Miner's House. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Holy Trinity Church (in Idrija), Franciscan Monastery (in Kamnik) and Portorož Beach (in Portorož). Spend the 11th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary site.

Salt Lake City, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Ljubljana. In May, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll explore and learn at Oplen House Museum and Slovenian Alpine Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Triglav National Park and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina), Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Mojstrana (Peričnik Falls & Pocar Farm). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. John the Baptist, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, and explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Radovljica.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 19:

Radovljica

— 3 nights
Radovljica is a medieval town right at the footsteps of the Julian Alps.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Gorenjska Museum, steep yourself in history at Church of the Holy Cross, admire the landmark architecture of Puštal Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Škofja Loka Castle, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Franc Mihelič Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kropa Iron Forging Museum, see the interesting displays at Nativity Museum (Muzej jaslic), and then contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Radovljica travel route planner.

Radovljica is very close to Bled. In May in Radovljica, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Radovljica

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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