8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Koper Itinerary

8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Koper Itinerary

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Bled
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Ljubljana
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Koper
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Bohinj and Straža Bled. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Church of St. Lenart. Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Lake Jasna, &more), Vogel (in Bohinjsko Jezero) and Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina). There's much more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bled road trip planning site.

Budapest, Hungary to Bled is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 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 · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting Postojna Cave and Cross Cave will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Velika Planina and National Museum of Contemporary History. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Idrija (Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum & Francis's Shaft). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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Koper

— 1 night
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 22nd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Koper trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Koper, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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