43 days in Ljubljana, Kanal & Bled Itinerary

43 days in Ljubljana, Kanal & Bled Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Kanal
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Ljubljana — 22 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Solčava (Logar Valley Landscape Park & Rinka Waterfall), Vino Zorz (in Slap) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). Spend the 5th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 25th (Sun), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. There's much more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, walk around Tivoli Park, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana journey maker app.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for Kanal.
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Kanal — 4 nights

Kanal, frequently referred to as Kanal ob Soči, is a settlement mostly on the left bank of the Soča River in the Slovene Littoral, the traditional region in southwestern Slovenia. Step out of Kanal with an excursion to Napoleon Bridge in Logje--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Sabotin Park Miru and take in the views from Kanal Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanal trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Kanal in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Kanal. On the 10th (Tue), you're off to Bled.
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Bled — 16 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Kobarid Museum (in Kobarid), Bovec (Soča Valley, Virje Waterfall, &more) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). Spend the 13th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. On the 26th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Vintgar Gorge, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, and look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bled sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kanal to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kanal in August: high temperatures in Bled hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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