18 days in Ljubljana, Izola & Bled Area Itinerary

18 days in Ljubljana, Izola & Bled Area Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Izola
— 7 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 7 nights
Drive

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Attractions like Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljanica River make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Cerknica Lake (in Cerknica), Postojna (Guštarna, Postojna Cave, &more) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip maker tool.

Dresden, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Izola.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Izola

— 7 nights
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Kids will enjoy Tartini Square and Park Pietro Coppo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Izola: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje (in Predjama) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Izola trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Izola by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in July since evenings lows in Izola dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 28:

Bled

— 7 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Lake Bohinj. Venture out of the city with trips to Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve, The Russian Chapel, &more), Rateče (Planica Valley & Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Savica Waterfall, &more). Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, stroll through Straža Bled, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and get great views at Ojstrica.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bled online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Izola to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Izola in July: high temperatures in Bled hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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