8 days in Bled Area & Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Bled Area & Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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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.
Visit Bled Castle and Bled Island for their historical value. Get outdoors at Vintgar Gorge and Parasailing & Paragliding. Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stroll through Straža Bled, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and hike along Mala Osojnica.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled day trip tool.

Helsinki, Finland to Bled is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Bled. Traveling from Helsinki in August, you will find days in Bled are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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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.
Visiting Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Ljubljana Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, walk around Tivoli Park, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip maker site.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can fly back home.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
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