7 days in Alpine Slovenia, Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Ljubljana Itinerary

7 days in Alpine Slovenia, Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Dubrovnik

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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.
Spend the 8th (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bled Island, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bled day trip tool.

Dubrovnik, Croatia to Bled is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Dubrovnik in May, Bled is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Postojna.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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Postojna — 2 nights

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.
On the 10th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then Head underground at Planina Cave. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Postojna tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Bled to Postojna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Side Trips
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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.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally walk around Tivoli Park.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana journey planning tool.

Getting from Postojna to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Parks
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