9 days in Julian Alps, Predjama & Ljubljana Itinerary

9 days in Julian Alps, Predjama & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Bled
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Bled
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Predjama
— 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 Lake Bohinj. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zipline and Mostnica Gorge. Go for a jaunt from Bled to Mojstrana to see Peričnik Falls about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica, and steep yourself in history at Katr's House.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled road trip planning site.

Washington, USA to Bled is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington to Bled. Traveling from Washington in September, expect Bled to be slightly colder, temps between 69°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Predjama.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

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Predjama

— 1 night
Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.LandmarksCastlePredjama Castle, a Renaissance castle and a major tourist attraction in Slovenia, is located at the mouth of a cave just above the settlement.ChurchOur Lady of Sorows Church in the settlement is a chapel of ease of the Parish of Studeno. On the 23rd (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje and then trek along Nanos Plateau.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Predjama road trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Predjama in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Predjama

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

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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 discover tucked-away gems like Cankarjevo Nabrežje and St. George's Church. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Socerb Castle (in Črni Kal) and Magical World of Shells Museum (in Piran). Spend the 26th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, and contemplate the long history of Plečnik's House.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Drive from Predjama to Ljubljana in an hour. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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