7 days in Ljubljana, Koper & Bled Itinerary

7 days in Ljubljana, Koper & Bled Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Seattle
Fly:  16 h
1
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Koper
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bled
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Seattle

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like ZOO Ljubljana and Museum of Puppetry. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and ponder the world of politics at Town Hall.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana travel route site.

Seattle, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. Traveling from Seattle in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ljubljana, with lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Minicity Ljubljana ©
Minicity Ljubljana
ZOO Ljubljana ©
ZOO Ljubljana

1
night
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 12th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper road trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in October, expect Koper to be a bit warmer, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Piran, Škocjan Caves, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve

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Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stroll through Mala Osojnica, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally stroll through Vintgar Gorge.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bled trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Koper to Bled by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Koper in October, expect Bled to be little chillier, temps between 60°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Vintgar Gorge
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

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