9 days in Bled Area, Postojna & Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Postojna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 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.
Visit Bled Castle and St. Martin's Parish Church for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Zipline. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, head off the coast to Bled Island, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bled route planner.

Naples, Italy to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Naples in August; daily highs in Bled reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Postojna.
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Postojna — 2 nights

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then take in the exciting artwork at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle and then stroll through Natural Bathing Place Lajšt.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Postojna itinerary planner.

Drive from Bled to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Postojna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. Ljubljana Castle and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, look for gifts at Old Town Souvenirs, try out the rides at Escape Room Enigmarium, and snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour site.

You can drive from Postojna to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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