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3 DAYS IN BLED

Updated: Sep 16, 2020

Tobogganing, pletna boats, a hot air balloon ride, Lake Bohinj and Ljubljana


Things to do in advance: 

  • Book flights to Ljubljana, direct flights from London only. Flights from most other major UK airports with 1 or 2 stops 

  • Book accommodation, we suggest Airbnb. Stay in Grand Hotel Toplice, Hotel Park and Hotel Rikli Balance if wish to experience the thermal springs 

  • Book any excursions you don’t want to miss out on 

  • Book Bled Castle for dinner


Day 1

  • 9am-11:30am - Travel from UK to Ljubljana

  • 11:30am-1pm - Rent a car or get a bus from Ljubljana airport to Bled 

  • 1pm-2pm - Check into apartment/hotel

  • 2pm-3pm - Lunch at Public Bar and Vegan Kitchen Bled 

  • 3pm-6pm - Walk around Lake Bled and to Velika Osonija  

  • 6pm-8pm - Night tobogganing at Straza Bled 

  • 8pm onwards - Dinner at Vila Preseren (expensive) /Grasjka plaza (reasonable) 

Day 2 

  • 9am-10am - Breakfast at Caffe Peglez'n

  • 10am-2pm - Visit the Vintgar Gorge 

  • 2pm-4pm - Row/ take a pletna to Bled Island and visit Bled Church 

  • 4pm - 5pm - Relax

  • 5pm-7pm - Visit Bled Castle 

  • 7pm onwards - Dinner in Bled Castle Restaurant 

Day 3: Option 1 

  • 5:30am-10am- Hot air balloon ride over Lake Bled, Park Hotel Breakfast inc 

  • 10am-12pm - Hike to Mala Osojnica viewpoint 

  • 12pm-1pm - Have a picnic by Lake Bled 

  • 1pm-3pm - Relax by Lake Bled and take a swim 

  • 3pm-4pm - Visit the Park Hotel for Bled cake 

  • 4pm-6pm - Drive back or get the bus back from Bled to Ljubljana Airport 

  • 6pm onwards - Flight from Ljubljana to UK 

Day 3: Option 2 

  • 10am-11am - Drive to Ukanc

  • 11am-12:30pm - Visit the Savica Waterfall 

  • 12:30pm-1:30pm - Take the Vogel Cable Car into the Julian Alps 

  • 1:30pm-1:45pm - Drive back to Lake Bohinj

  • 1:45pm-2:45pm - Lunch at Strud 

  • 2:45pm-4pm - Explore Lake Bohinj 

  • 4pm-5:30pm - Drive back from Lake Bohinj to Ljubljana 

  • 5:30pm- 6:30pm - Take the bus from Ljubljana to Ljubljana airport 

  • 6:30pm onwards - Flight from Ljubljana to UK 

Day 3: Option 3 

  • 10am-11:30am - Breakfast at the Park Hotel 

  • 11:30am-12:30pm - Drive or take the bus back to Ljubljana 

  • 12:30pm-1:30pm - Lunch at Pop’s Place 

  • 1:30pm - 5pm - Explore Ljubljana including Plecnik’s market, Ljubljana cathedral, dragon bridge, triple bridge, Ljubljana castle

  • 5pm-6pm - Take the bus from Ljubljana to Ljubljana airport 

  • 6pm onwards - Flight from


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