8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Kranjska Gora Itinerary

8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Kranjska Gora Itinerary

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Bled
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 3rd (Sun), trek along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and finally get great views at Mala Osojnica. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Viševnik, then duck into Galerija Mikame, and then admire the striking features of Lake Bled Train Station.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled driving holiday tool.

Dublin, Ireland to Bled is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in January, things will get little chillier in Bled: highs are around 4°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Family-friendly places like Ljubljana Old Town and Minicity Ljubljana will thrill your kids. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ljubljana Castle and House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZOO Ljubljana, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Puppetry, and explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Bled to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, then admire the verdant scenery at Zgornjesavska Valley, and then glide through natural beauty at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): hit the slopes at Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora and then hit the slopes at Intersport Bernik.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Kranjska Gora can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife
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