9 days in Bovec, Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

9 days in Bovec, Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Bovec
— 3 nights
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
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Bovec

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Visiting Soča Valley and Virje Waterfall will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Planica Valley and Source of the Soča River. Explore Bovec's surroundings by going to Kojsko (Šmartno & Gonjače Viewing Tower) and Solkan Bridge (in Solkan). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Predil Pass, take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, and cruise along Mangart Saddle.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. August in Bovec sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Martuljek Waterfalls and Viševnik. Step out of the city life by going to Diving Bled and Slap Grmečica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Zelenci Nature Reserve, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Iglica Waterfall, examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, get great views at Ojstrica, and Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bled vacation planning site.

Getting from Bovec to Bled by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Bled, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Town Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana road trip site.

Getting from Bled to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites
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