11 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Portorož Itinerary

11 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Portorož Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bled
— 5 nights
2
Ljubljana
— 1 night
3
Portorož
— 4 nights

5
nights
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Bovec (Virje Waterfall, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Lake Bohinj, &more). The adventure continues: hike along Vintgar Gorge, head off the coast to Bled Island, duck into Galerija Mikame, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in August, you will find days in Bled are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Bovec, Vintgar Gorge
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

1
night
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, thenget a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and then make a trip to Šmartno.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Šmartno
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Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Šmartno ©
Šmartno
Town Hall ©
Town Hall

4
nights
Portorož

Portorož ©
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Strunjan Nature Reserve as well as Sečovlje Salina Nature Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portorož: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tartini Square, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, engage your brain at Mediadom Pyrhani, and stroll around Forma Viva.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portorož trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Portorož takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in August since evenings lows in Portorož dip to °C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Piran, Koper, Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, Lipica Stud Farm, Škocjan Caves
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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