7 days in Bled Area, Novo Mesto & Ljubljana Itinerary

7 days in Bled Area, Novo Mesto & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Bled
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Novo Mesto
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Lake Bohinj, &more). There's lots more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, head off the coast to Bled Island, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Bled driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:

Novo Mesto

— 1 night
Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Breg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Novo Mesto Cathedral, examine the collection at Museum of Dolenjska, then take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park, and finally tee off at Golf Grad Otočec. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): boost your wellbeing at Terme Čatež, then step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle, and then look and learn at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Novo Mesto tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Bled to Novo Mesto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Spas · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:

Ljubljana

— 2 nights
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 4th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Novo Mesto to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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