17 days in Julian Alps Itinerary

17 days in Julian Alps Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Shuttle:  28 h
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 6 nights
Bus + Shuttle + Fly:  33 h
End: Brisbane


The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Visiting Lake Bohinj and Bled Island will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Kranjska Gora (Tromeja -Triple border, Zelenci Nature Reserve, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery, Savica Waterfall, &more). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straza Bled, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, and take in the awesome beauty at Viševnik.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary planning site.

Brisbane, Australia to Bled is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in July; daily highs in Bled reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Bohinjsko Jezero, Old Town Centre of Radovljica
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Bled Island ©
Bled Island


In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Visiting Zipline and Soča Valley will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin), Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Nadiza, &more) and Planica Valley (in Rateče). The adventure continues: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall, and hike along Slap Krampez.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bovec tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Bovec takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bovec are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Kobarid, Tolmin Gorge
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Vršič Pass ©
Vršič Pass