5 days in Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

5 days in Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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Bled — 1 night

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 31st (Sat), browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then get curious at Museum of Pharmacy and Alchemy, and finally take an in-depth tour of Prešeren House. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture, and finally view the masterpieces at Layer House.

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Rome, Italy to Bled is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or take a train. In December, Bled is a bit cooler than Rome - with highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
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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.
For shopping fun, head to Wine cellar Santomas or Gallery & Auction house SLOART. Magical World of Shells Museum and Galerija Fotografija will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to Postojna Cave in Postojna--about 44 minutes away. Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

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Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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