5 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Soča Valley Itinerary

5 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Soča Valley Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Bled
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Bovec
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. Your inner history buff will appreciate Predjama Castle and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Postojna and see Postojna Cave, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Triple Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana road trip planning website.

Pisa, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Pisa in January, with highs in Ljubljana at 5°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stroll through Vintgar Gorge, then get great views at Mala Osojnica, then head off the coast to Bled Island, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled online holiday builder.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bovec.
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Bovec — 1 night

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, then stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bovec journey builder app.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.
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