8 days in Bovec, Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

8 days in Bovec, Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dusseldorf
Drive:  11 h
1
Bovec
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Bled
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Dusseldorf

2
nights
Bovec

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, explore the activities along The Source of Soca River, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cerkev Sv Jozefa (Church of the Holy . Joseph), and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bovec trip itinerary planning tool.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Bovec is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Adventure Parks Tours

Side Trips

Soča, Vršič Pass, Kobarid Museum
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Zipline
Kayaking & Canoeing
Soča Valley ©
Soča Valley

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
When in Bled, make a side trip to see Lake Bohinj in Bohinjsko Jezero, approximately Bohinjsko Jezero away. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Vintgar Gorge, get great views at Mala Osojnica, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and admire the landmark architecture of Bled Island.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bled journey builder app.

You can drive from Bovec to Bled in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Lake Bohinj, Vintgar Gorge
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

2
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, thenstroll around Tivoli Park, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge. On the next day, stop by Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, thenexplore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, thenexplore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally examine the collection at Tiporenesansa.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel 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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