9 days in Bled Area, Maribor & Ljubljana Itinerary

9 days in Bled Area, Maribor & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Bled
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Maribor
— 1 night
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Soča Valley. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zipline and Virje Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall & Lake Bohinj), Mostnica Gorge (in Stara Fužina) and Kozjak Waterfall (in Kobarid). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at Wine Tasting Bled, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, and brush up on your military savvy at Collection Anze Mrak - Items from the First World War.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bled is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September in Bled, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Maribor.
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Maribor — 1 night

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Main Square, examine the collection at Old Vine House, then explore the striking landscape at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinag Wine Cellar.

Before you visit Maribor, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Bled to Maribor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Maribor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.
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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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Cankarjevo Nabrežje and National Museum of Contemporary History. Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Velika Planina. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Idrija (Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum & Holy Trinity Church) and Škofja Loka Castle (in Škofja Loka). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

Plan trip to Ljubljana with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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