5 days in Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

5 days in Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Bled
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Bled — 2 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Mostnica Gorge, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, get great views at Straža Bled, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bled trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Bled is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Bled. Traveling from Manchester in August, you will find days in Bled are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Postojna Cave and Cross Cave will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at St. George's Church and Cankarjevo Nabrežje. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower (in Koper), Socerb Castle (in Črni Kal) and Piran (Nika's Tiny House & Magical World of Shells Museum). And it doesn't end there: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Slovenia, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Contemporary History.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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