13 days in Bled, Trentino Dolomites & Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

13 days in Bled, Trentino Dolomites & Friuli Venezia Giulia Itinerary

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Bled, Slovenia
— 5 nights
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San Vigilio, Italy
— 1 night
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Pozza di Fassa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Marano Lagunare, Italy
— 1 night
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Trieste, Italy
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Bled, Slovenia — 5 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Triglav National Park and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Escape the urban bustle at Vintgar Gorge and Mala Osojnica. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana), Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče) and Kranjska Gora (The Russian Chapel & Tromeja -Triple border). The adventure continues: get great views at Ojstrica, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, take in the dramatic scenery at Martuljek Waterfalls, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Sorrowful Mother of God.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip app.

London, UK to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bled, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Vigilio.
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San Vigilio, Italy — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Catarina Lanz, walk around Spiaggetta Ciamaor, then take in the dramatic scenery at Le Cascate di Ciastlins, then take in the awesome beauty at Alpe di Fanes, and finally whizz through the canopy at Adrenaline X-Treme Adventures.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Vigilio trip tool.

You can drive from Bled to San Vigilio in 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bled in July; daily highs in San Vigilio reach 36°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pozza di Fassa.
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Pozza di Fassa, Italy — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the activities along Lago di Carezza and then stroll through Latemarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sass Pordoi, get outside with La Terrazza delle Dolomiti, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rifugio Passo Principe, and finally stroll the grounds of Cimitero Militare Austro-Ungarico.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pozza di Fassa online trip maker.

Traveling by car from San Vigilio to Pozza di Fassa takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Marano Lagunare.
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Marano Lagunare, Italy — 1 night

Marano Lagunare is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 50km northwest of Trieste and about 35km south of Udine. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): browse the collection at Biblioteca Comunale, meet the residents at Acquario di Ariis, then explore the activities along Laguna di Marano, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre Millenaria.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Marano Lagunare trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Pozza di Fassa to Marano Lagunare in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Trieste.
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Trieste, Italy — 3 nights

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Get outdoors at Riserva Naturale della Val Rosandra and Strada Vicentina. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Centrale Idrodinamica. Get out of town with these interesting Trieste side-trips: Aquileia (Basilica Patriarcale di Aquileia, Il campanile di Aquileia - World Heritage Site, &more) and Sito Paleontologico Dinosauro Antonio (in Duino Aurisina). There's much more to do: stop by Citta Vecchia (Old City), don't miss a visit to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, examine the collection at Museo Ferroviario di Trieste Campo Marzio, and appreciate the history behind Le Ragazze di Trieste.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Trieste trip planning app.

You can drive from Marano Lagunare to Trieste in 1.5 hours. In July in Trieste, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Friuli Venezia Giulia travel guide

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One of five autonomous regions of Italy, Friuli Venezia Giulia is one of the country's easiest areas to tour, as it is on most of the major routes between the east and west sections of southern Europe. This region has its own distinct history, traditions, identity, and language. The majority of the inhabitants speak Friulian, as well as fluent Italian. Friuli Venezia Giulia overlooks the Adriatic Sea and is bordered by high mountains and dotted with lakes, valleys, and natural preserves, making it an ideal vacation spot for outdoor lovers. Explore the long coastline's secluded lagoons, sandy beaches, and seaside resorts on your trip.