9 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Postojna Itinerary

9 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Postojna Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Postojna
— 2 nights
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Train to Trieste Airport, Foot to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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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.
Spend the 26th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana online visit planner.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in May: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 23°C and lows are around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
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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.
Step out of Bled with an excursion to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana--about 36 minutes away. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Vintgar Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Bled road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Bled, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Mon) before leaving for Postojna.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
On the 31st (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then look for gifts at Guštarna, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra, pause for some serene contemplation at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Avgust Cernigoj Gallery.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Postojna online itinerary planner.

Getting from Bled to Postojna by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Postojna, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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