15 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Portorož Itinerary

15 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Portorož Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Bled
— 6 nights
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Portorož
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Podgorica Airport

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ljubljanica River Exhibition (in Vrhnika) and Postojna (Guštarna, Postojna Cave, &more). Spend the 12th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and stop by Metelkova.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Podgorica, Montenegro to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Bled

— 6 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: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj, Vogel, &more), Oplen House Museum (in Srednja vas v Bohinju) and Kranjska Gora (Intersport Bernik, Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, &more). Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, don't miss a visit to Three Country Border, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and hike along Vintgar Gorge.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Mon) before leaving for Portorož.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Portorož

— 3 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portorož: Pivka Park of Military History (in Pivka), Nova Gorica (Reservoir Dogs brewery & Magma X) and Solkan Bridge (in Solkan). There's much more to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, engage your brain at Mediadom Pyrhani, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, and take in the waterfront at Port Piran.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Portorož trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Bled to Portorož by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in December, expect Portorož to be a bit warmer, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Fun & Games · Classes

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