7 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Maribor Itinerary

7 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Maribor Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Bled
— 2 nights
2
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
3
Maribor
— 1 night

2
nights
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then get great views at Straža Bled, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and finally head off the coast to Bled Island.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bled travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Bohinjsko Jezero
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step out of the city life by going to Postojna Cave and Škocjan Caves. Ljubljana Old Town and Predjama Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Cerknica Lake (in Cerknica), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava) and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, view the masterpieces at Galerija Hest, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana travel route planning app.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Postojna, Cerknica Lake, Wine Tours & Tastings, Škocjan Caves, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

1
night
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and then hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, then appreciate the history behind Orpheus Monument, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Ptuj City Tower.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Maribor trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Maribor by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Ptuj, Spas, Celje Castle
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Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Spas

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