8 days in Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

8 days in Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Dresden

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kids will enjoy Triglav National Park and Lake Bohinj. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bovec (Zipline & Soča Valley) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). There's lots more to do: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bled trip planner.

Dresden, Germany to Bled is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Bring the kids along to Ljubljana Old Town and Tivoli Park. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Piran (St. George's Church, Nika's Tiny House, &more) and Military Museum Tabor (in Lokev). The adventure continues: make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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