8 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Bled Area Itinerary

8 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Bled Area 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
Fly

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Get a sense of the local culture at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour itinerary maker app.

Santiago de Compostela, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.
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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.
On the 13th (Sat), hike along Mala Osojnica, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Keep things going the next day: hike along Vintgar Gorge, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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