7 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Soča Itinerary

7 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Soča Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Soča
— 1 night
Drive

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Ljubljana

— 1 night
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 (Sun): make a trip to Ljubljana Castle and then stop by Ljubljana Old Town. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip website.

Valletta, Malta to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Valletta in July, with highs in Ljubljana at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

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Bled

— 4 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 (Savica Waterfall, Vogel, &more). There's lots more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, fly down the slopes at Straža Bled, and get outside with Mala Osojnica.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bled online attractions planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Soča.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

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Soča

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Great Soča Gorge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Source of the Soča River, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Gonjače Viewing Tower.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Soča trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Soča takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bled in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Soča. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Soča

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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