7 days in Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

7 days in Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

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

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
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 2nd (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Square (Kongresni trg). Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip website.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ljubljana is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from London in October, with lows around 6°C. On the 4th (Sun), you're off to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Postojna
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of Bled with an excursion to Lake Bohinj in Bohinjsko Jezero--about 34 minutes away. Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and stroll through Mala Osojnica.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bled online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Wed) before leaving for Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Lake Bohinj, Vintgar Gorge
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

1
night
Ljubljana

On the 7th (Wed), Head underground at Škocjan Caves and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Škocjan Caves
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas

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