8 days in Bled, Jesenice & Ljubljana Itinerary

8 days in Bled, Jesenice & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bologna
Drive:  4 h
1
Bled
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Jesenice
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
End: Bologna

3
nights
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj, Vogel, &more). The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bled Island, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and get great views at Straza Bled.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Bled online trip builder.

Bologna, Italy to Bled is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bologna in July, with highs in Bled at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jesenice.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Vintgar Gorge, Old Town Centre of Radovljica
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

1
night
Jesenice

Jesenice ©
Jesenice is a Slovenian town and the seat of the Municipality of Jesenice on the southern side of the Karawanks, bordering Austria to the north. On the 17th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Slovenian Alpine Museum, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Waterfall, and then take an in-depth tour of Jesenice Upper Sava Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Jesenice trip planner.

Jesenice is just a short distance from Bled. In July in Jesenice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Jesenice

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mojstrana
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Slovenian Alpine Museum ©
Slovenian Alpine Museum
Peričnik Waterfall ©
Peričnik Waterfall
Jesenice Upper Sava Museum ©
Jesenice Upper Sava Museum

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). There's still lots to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, explore the world behind art at Tiporenesansa, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jesenice to Ljubljana in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Postojna
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

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