5 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Idrija Itinerary

5 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Idrija Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: London


Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 24th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, take in the views from Triple Bridge, don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

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London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in March, Ljubljana is slightly colder at night with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

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


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 27th (Fri): admire the striking features of Lake Bled Train Station, head outdoors with Mala Osojnica, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Bled, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Idrija.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites Parks Trails
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Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica


Idrija ©
While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the galleries of Gewerkenegg Castle, see the interesting displays at Idrija Municipal Museum, then see the interesting displays at Topilnica Hg, and finally go deep underground at Idrija Kamst.

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Getting from Bled to Idrija by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Idrija

Museums Historic Sites
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Topilnica Hg ©
Topilnica Hg
Idrija Municipal Museum ©
Idrija Municipal Museum
Gewerkenegg Castle ©
Gewerkenegg Castle