7 days in Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

7 days in Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia travel planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Venice, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Lyon

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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.
On the 2nd (Sun), stop by Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio and then view the masterpieces at Huberto Siroka atelje. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): trek along Vintgar Gorge, then take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled online trip itinerary maker.

Lyon, France to Bled is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lyon in January; daily highs in Bled reach 4°C and lows reach -5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Tue) before leaving for Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ljubljana Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Do your shopping at Vino Valdhuber and Galerija Hest. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Maribor (Europark Maribor & UGM I Maribor Art Gallery) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Layer House, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and browse the different shops at Shopping Center Citypark.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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