7 days in Bled, Nova Gorica & Ljubljana Itinerary

7 days in Bled, Nova Gorica & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Venice
Drive:  3 h
1
Bled
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
End: Venice

1
night
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 Triglav National Park, Lake Bohinj, Lake Bled, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then head outdoors with Mala Osojnica, then explore the activities along Lake Bled, and finally step off the mainland to explore Bled Island. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bled online trip builder.

Venice, Italy to Bled is an approximately 3- hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice in December, expect Bled to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Bohinj
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled

2
nights
Nova Gorica

Nova Gorica ©
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Otlica Natural Window as well as Škocjan Caves. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Solkan Bridge, take in the dramatic natural features at Otlica Natural Window, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Bled to Nova Gorica by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in December, things will get a bit warmer in Nova Gorica: highs are around 12°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Postojna Cave, Otlica Natural Window, Škocjan Caves
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery ©
Lepa Vida Boutique Winery

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nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You've added Thermana Lasko, Celje Castle, Ljubljanica River, and other attractions to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mestni Trg and Congress Square (Kongresni trg). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, steep yourself in history at Plečnik's House, make a trip to Prešeren Square, and get your game on at Axe Throwing Europe.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana attractions planner.

Drive from Nova Gorica to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Nova Gorica in December; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 5°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Celje Castle, Thermana Lasko
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljanica River ©
Ljubljanica River
Mestni Trg ©
Mestni Trg

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