21 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Soča Valley Itinerary

21 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Soča Valley Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Bled
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Tolmin
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Ljubljana

— 8 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Magical World of Shells Museum and Škofja Loka Castle will appeal to museum buffs. Shop till you drop at Ljubljana Central Market and Loza Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Church of St. Maurus (in Izola), Piran (Hitchhikers Museum, Church of St. Bernardine, &more) and Strunjan Nature Reserve (in Strunjan). Spend the 26th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace.

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St. Wendel, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from St. Wendel, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Bled Castle and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Kids will enjoy Parasailing & Paragliding and Zipline. Venture out of the city with trips to Planica Valley (in Rateče), Martuljek Waterfalls (in Gozd Martuljek) and Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve, Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, trek along Golden Horn Fairyland, stroll through Vintgar Gorge, and admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Tolmin.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Tolmin

— 5 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tolmin Gorge and Kozjak Waterfall. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Franja Partisan Hospital and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tolmin: Source of the Soča River (in Soča), Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas (in Spodnja Sorica) and Bovec (Zipline, Fort Kluze, &more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary of the Assumption church, explore the world behind art at Tolmin Museum, and don't miss a visit to Tolmin Castle on Kozlov Rob.

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You can take a train from Bled to Tolmin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bled in September, with highs in Tolmin at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tolmin

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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