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

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, get great views at Ojstrica, and stroll through Straža Bled.

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 (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°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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Bled Island ©
Bled Island
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Klet Brda. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, then do a tasting at Klet Brda, and finally make a trip to Šmartno.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip builder site.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel to Portorož.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Šmartno, Klet Brda
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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 20°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, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, Lipica Stud Farm
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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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