16 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Koper Itinerary

16 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Koper Itinerary

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Bled
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana
— 7 nights
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Koper
— 4 nights
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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Lake Bled, Old Town Centre of Radovljica, Dino Park Bled - Radovljica, and other attractions. Attractions like Bled Castle and Bled Island make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Bled with a short trip to Church of St John the Baptist in Bohinjsko Jezero, about 36 minutes away. There's more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Belgium, 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

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Ljubljana

— 7 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Volčji Potok Arboretum, House of Illusions, Railway Museum, and other attractions you added. Attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Tivoli Park make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to Postojna Cave in Postojna--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Museums

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Koper

— 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Svetilnik Beach, Portorož Beach, and other attractions you added. Attractions like Magical World of Shells Museum and Praetorian Palace make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Koper to Lipica to see Lipica Stud Farm about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, admire the natural beauty at Sežana Botanical Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church, and ponder the design of Da Ponte Fountain.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Koper trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Koper. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

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