17 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Bohinjska Bistrica Itinerary

17 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Bohinjska Bistrica Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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Bled
— 5 nights
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Bohinjska Bistrica
— 5 nights
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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.
Visit Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Velika Planina and Ljubljanica River. Venture out of the city with trips to Portorož Beach (in Portorož), Piran (St. George's Church, Piran Minorite Monastery, &more) and Koper (Loza Gallery & Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerija Fotografija, step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ljubljana Central Market.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary maker.

Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Dali. Get some historical perspective at St. Martin's Parish Church and St. Peter's Church. Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Mojstrana (Peričnik Falls & Pocar Farm) and Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Lake Jasna, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Straža Bled, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get great views at Mala Osojnica, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mežakla Plateau.

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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bohinjska Bistrica.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:

Bohinjska Bistrica

— 5 nights
Bohinjska Bistrica occupies a scenic spot at the foothills of the Julian Alps, near the picturesque Lake Bohinj.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kobarid Museum and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem). Visiting Lake Bohinj and Mostnica Gorge will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Bohinjska Bistrica: Kobarid (Kozjak Waterfall & Krampež Waterfall), Bovec (Virje Waterfall, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). On the 28th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, trek along Golden Horn Fairyland, and pause for some serene contemplation at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas.

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Bohinjska Bistrica is just a stone's throw from Bled. In July in Bohinjska Bistrica, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bohinjska Bistrica

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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