5 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Idrija Itinerary

5 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Idrija Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Guangzhou
Bus + Fly:  23 h 45 min
— 1 day
Drive:  45 min
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Guangzhou


Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana vacation planner.

Guangzhou, China to Ljubljana is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Guangzhou to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Guangzhou in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Ljubljana, with highs around 13°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Dragon Bridge ©
Dragon Bridge


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 26th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, then look for gifts at Zakladi Slovenije, and finally admire the striking features of Lake Bled Train Station.

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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, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Idrija.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Lake Bled Train Station ©
Lake Bled Train Station


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.
On the 27th (Fri), explore the galleries of Gewerkenegg Castle, see the interesting displays at Idrija Municipal Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Topilnica Hg.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Idrija trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Bled to Idrija in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Idrija are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) 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