5 days in Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

5 days in Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Bled
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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 30th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Postojna Cave, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana planning site.

Brussels, Belgium to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in August: highs in Ljubljana hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel). Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: hike along Vintgar Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bled road trip planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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