8 days in Ljubljana & Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Ljubljana & Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip builder.

Split, Croatia to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in May, things will get slightly colder in Ljubljana: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bled.
Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Nature · Parks
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Bled — 1 night

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bled Castle, Lake Bled and Parasailing & Paragliding. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bled day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kranjska Gora.
Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Trails
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to Tromeja -Triple border, then make a trip to Ajdovska Deklica, then identify plant and animal life at Zelenci Nature Reserve, and finally admire the sheer force of Martuljek Waterfalls. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, explore the activities along Lake Jasna, and then appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Bled to Kranjska Gora in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kranjska Gora are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trip
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Ljubljana — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): walk around Tivoli Park, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for home.
Tours · Fun & Games · Parks · Nature
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Slovenia travel guide

Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.