8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Nova Gorica Itinerary

8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Nova Gorica Itinerary

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Bled
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Ljubljana
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Nova Gorica
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall & Lake Bohinj). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and savor the flavors at Wine Tasting Bled.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Bled holiday planning website.

Regensburg, Germany to Bled is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 13th (Tue), Head underground at Postojna Cave, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nova Gorica.
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Nova Gorica — 2 nights

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nova Gorica: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Bovec (Kayaking & Canoeing & Zipline). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, sample the tasty concoctions at Reservoir Dogs brewery, take in the views from Solkan Bridge, and learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Nova Gorica tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Nova Gorica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in September; daily highs in Nova Gorica reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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