8 days in Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

8 days in Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

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Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive

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Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan), Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Maribor (Three Ponds, Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, &more). There's still lots to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online journey maker.

Split, Croatia to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Split in January; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 5°C and lows reach -3°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Three Country Border (in Rateče), Kranjska Gora (Intersport Bernik & Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora) and Vogel (in Bohinjsko Jezero). Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and duck into Galerija Mikame.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bled travel route builder app.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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