5 days in Bled, Maribor-Pohorje & Ljubljana Itinerary

5 days in Bled, Maribor-Pohorje & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Bled
— 1 night
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Bled

— 1 night
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 8th (Wed): trek along Triglav National Park. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Bled Island, stroll through Vintgar Gorge, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bled attractions planning app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bled is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September in Bled, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

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Maribor

— 1 night
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, do a tasting at Vino Gaube, and then learn about winemaking at Dveri Pax Winery.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Maribor holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Triple Bridge, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, and finally snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ljubljana vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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