8 days in Bled & Koper Itinerary

8 days in Bled & Koper Itinerary

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Bled
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Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step off the beaten path and head to Soča Valley and Mount Triglav. Get in touch with nature at Bled Island and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče) and Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit (in Tolmin). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and get great views at Mala Osojnica.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled itinerary planning site.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Bled is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel to Koper.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Koper

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Scuba & Snorkeling. Popular historic sites such as Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity and Piran Minorite Monastery are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas) and Štanjel Castle (in Štanjel). The adventure continues: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church, and steep yourself in history at Muda Gate.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Koper driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Koper takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bled in May since evenings lows in Koper dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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