7 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Izola Itinerary

7 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Izola Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Izola
— 1 night
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Vršič Pass. Visit Bled Castle and Bled Island for their historical value. When in Bled, make a side trip to see Planica Valley in Rateče, approximately Rateče away. Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. It doesn't end there: get active on the water at Diving Bled.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Bled planning app.

Budapest, Hungary to Bled is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:

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 4th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and then take in the views from Triple Bridge.

Before you visit Ljubljana, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Izola.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Izola

— 1 night
Located on the Adriatic coast, the old fishing town of Izola draws travelers with the enticing atmosphere of its Mediterranean streets.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Svetilnik Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Škocjan Caves.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Izola driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Izola in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Izola: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Izola

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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