17 days in Julian Alps & Ljubljana Itinerary

17 days in Julian Alps & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Bled
— 6 nights
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Kobarid
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Three Country Border (in Rateče), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Ajdovska Deklica (in Kranjska Gora). Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Bled trip itinerary tool.

New York City, USA to Bled is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Bled. Traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bled, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Kobarid

— 4 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bovec), Nova Gorica (Magma X & Reservoir Dogs brewery) and Solkan (Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain) & Solkan Bridge). There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, contemplate the long history of Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem), don't miss a visit to Italian Charnel House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit.

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You can drive from Bled to Kobarid in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle), Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Piran (Magical World of Shells Museum & Fish Spa Piran). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, walk around Tivoli Park, and stop by Metelkova.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana driving holiday planning site.

Getting from Kobarid to Ljubljana by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

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