5 days in Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

5 days in Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
2
Bled
— 3 nights

1
night
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 6th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, thentake in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Postojna
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

3
nights
Bled

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 (Thu): fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, thenstep off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Vintgar Gorge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, thenkick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally stroll through Straža Bled.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bled trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Bled sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Lake Bohinj, Lake Jasna, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

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