6 days in Ljubljana, Postojna & Bled Area Itinerary

6 days in Ljubljana, Postojna & Bled Area Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Postojna
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 2nd (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary maker site.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure · Tours
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Postojna

— 1 night
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna route planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Postojna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Visit Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Bled Island for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Vintgar Gorge and Straža Bled. Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj, Savica Waterfall, &more). The adventure continues: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bled day trip planner.

You can drive from Postojna to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

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