17 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Koper Itinerary

17 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Koper Itinerary

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Start: Bled
1
Bled
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Koper
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Ljubljana
— 4 nights
End: Ljubljana

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ladja Bohinj Tourist Boat, Old Town Centre of Radovljica and Golden Horn Fairyland. Take a break from Bled with a short trip to Church of St John the Baptist in Bohinjsko Jezero, about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: hike along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled road trip website.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Old Town Centre of Radovljica, Vintgar Gorge
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Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

4
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to Postojna Cave in Postojna--about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZOO Ljubljana, walk around Tivoli Park, and wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Fri) before leaving for Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Postojna Cave
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ZOO Ljubljana ©
ZOO Ljubljana
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

5
nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Svetilnik Beach, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, and other attractions you added. Bring the kids along to Magical World of Shells Museum and Koper City Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Koper: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Rakov Skocjan Valley (in Rakek). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and take in nature's colorful creations at Sezana Botanical Park.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Koper sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in August since evenings lows in Koper dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Piran, Sezana Botanical Park, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Svetilnik Beach, Portoroz Beach
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Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve

4
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Minicity Ljubljana, Kamniška Bistrica Valley, The Devil's Bridge, and other attractions you added.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana attractions website.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Koper in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Museums Spas

Side Trips

Škofja Loka, Volčji Potok Arboretum, Kamniška Bistrica Valley
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Volčji Potok Arboretum ©
Volčji Potok Arboretum
Minicity Ljubljana ©
Minicity Ljubljana
House of Illusions ©
House of Illusions

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