9 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Thermal Pannonian Slovenia & Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

9 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Thermal Pannonian Slovenia & Alpine Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner
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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Milan

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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.
Ljubljana is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Milan in October, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ptuj.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Ptuj — 2 nights

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
On the 9th (Sun), examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, stroll around City Park, pause for some photo ops at Orpheus Monument, then take in panoramic vistas at Ptuj City Tower, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Prešernova Street. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Church of St. George, then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ptuj route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Ptuj takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bled.
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Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Museums
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.
Spend the 11th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, indulge your senses at Wine Tasting Bled, and appreciate the history behind Colnar - Boatman.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Bled trip planner.

You can drive from Ptuj to Bled in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Bled, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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