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Ljubljana and Bled Lake - small group - day tour from Zagreb

Zagreb, Croatia

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  • 13 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Pack in two of Slovenia’s most popular places into one day with this full-day tour of Ljubljana and Bled from Croatia. With round-trip transport form Zagreb included, it’s easy to make your way to see the Ljubljana old city center, Ljubljanica River’s Triple Bridge, Bled Castle, and Lake Bled. Tour both cities with a guide, and then use your free time to explore on your own.
  • Day trip to Ljubljana and Bled from Zagreb
  • Visit Slovenia's capital city, Ljubljana, and admire its architecture
  • See the Triple Bridge on the Ljubljanica River
  • Head to the Julian Alps to see the 11th-century Bled Castle and Lake Bled
  • Go on a boat ride in Bled (own expense)
  • Get free time to explore both Ljubljana and Bled on your own
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off are included
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What's Included

  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide, professional guide
  • Pickup and drop-off from Central Hotels in Zagreb
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan (8+1)
  • infant and booster seats available FOC
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Entrance fees: Bled Castle: 13 €/person, Pletna boat ride: 15 €/person,
  • Meals and personal expenses

Meeting And Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • Zrinjevac 2
    Zrinjevac 2, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia

    You can wait in front of the meteorological pole.

Pickup points

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Start time

08:30 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

We can arrange to pick up from all Central Hotels in Zagreb. You will receive an email one day prior to the trip if you have a Hotel Pick up with your pick up time. It is possible for the guide to be up to 10 minutes late because of multiple pick up locations and traffic. *Slovenia is inside of the Schengen Area so make sure that you have a visa or that you are a citizen of a country that is on the list of Visa-free regime and your passport.

What To Expect

This day trip to Ljubljana and Bled starts with an early morning pickup from your Zagreb hotel. Your ride over to Ljubljana takes about an hour and a half, so relax in your air-conditioned minivan.

Once you reach Ljubljana, which is Slovenia’s capital city, your guide takes you through the old city center. Admire the architecture of old buildings in Baroque and Art Nouveau styles. See where locals buy food, and stop by the Ljubljanica River to see the Triple Bridge. Afterward, your guide gives you some time to journey through the city on your own. Now is also a great time to grab lunch (own expense).

Your next stop on this tour is Bled, a resort town in the foothills of the Julian Alps. Here your guide takes you to Lake Bled and the 11th-century Bled Castle. Please note the boat ride and entrance to the castle are not included in the tour price. Then, your guide sets you off on your own for some free time to go where you please in Bled.

Your tour ends with a drive back to your hotel in Zagreb.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Passport required. To reach Slovenia we will have to cross the border. Bring your documents with you.
  • Slovenia is inside of the Schengen Area so make sure that you have a visa or that you are a citizen of a country that is on the list of Visa-free regime
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Traveler Tips


The boat ride to the island is not cheap but definitely worth the experience.
It is about 50/50 car and outside of car but well worth the venture into Slovenia.
This tour is great for those who are strapped for time and want to experience as much of Slovenia as they can in one day.
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Great day out
Daniel_F, Jan 2023
Great tour if you are in a rush and want to sample Slovenia. I will definitely return to the area as it is extremely beautiful. Antonio (maybe spelt incorrectly) was amazing and very patient tour guide. He made the experience very enjoyable.
A truly incredible experience!
Tabitha_M, Jan 2023
I was in Zagreb for two weeks for a study abroad program and booked this tour for one of my off days… a great decision. Our tour guide was amazing at explaining the history of the city and the views of the town and island were breathtaking!! We had some free time in the city to explore and grab lunch before heading to the lake and castle. I highly recommend hopping onto this tour if you’re in Zagreb - I’ll never forget this amazing experience!!
Great tour
David_G, Jan 2023
The tour was great! The perfect amount of time at each location and stress free travel through the city. Make sure to call and confirm the pick up location the day before.
If you’re in Zagreb for a few days definitely do this tour
David_R, Dec 2022
If you’re in Zagreb for a number of days then definitely take this day trip to Slovenia. Ljubljana is such a beautiful city, and we had ample free time to explore the castle and funicular, as well as an excellent tour through the city. Lake Bled and Bled castle are also magical to see in person. Being the winter it was quieter than usual but that just meant you could explore at your own leisure and our group pretty much had Bled island to itself. Antonio was a fantastic guide and gave a great detailed history of both Croatia and Slovenia en route and was friendly and attentive throughout. Overall, I would 100% recommend.
Worth to visit
Joan_M, Dec 2022
The tour was great. Our guide Antonio was very informative all the way & even what & where to go in the free time. The boat trip to the small island in Lake Bled was amazing
Amazing experience
Chooi_P, Dec 2022
The tour is well organised. My guide is super knowledgeable and I learnt a lot of history regarding Slovenia from him. Lake bled is absolutely breathtaking, a must see!
Worth the tour!
Stefanie_H, Dec 2022
Pleasent experience- knowledgeable tour guide with lots of humor throughout our day trip. Definitely recommend this tour!
Amazing experience!
Scott_G, Dec 2022
Fantastic! Perfect amount of time to capture the essence of these beautiful parts of Slovenia! Definitely do this tour! ❤️❤️❤️
A must do while in Zagreb.
Raising_U, Dec 2022
This was a wonderful experience with a very knowledgeable tour guide. I would not have such a great experience without participating in this tour.
Breathtaking!!
MARAPILAR_D, Nov 2022
The driver is the best I ever had. The tours to Liubliana was absolutely amazing. The downtown, it’s market and of course Bled lake and it’s castle was absolutely breathtaking. The guide was precise, accurate and friendly. He helped with the photos!
Small group and the guide...
Shaymaa_E, Nov 2022
Small group and the guide was great. Very organized and on time. Was a really nice day and managed to see a lot
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Great views! Great Guide
Vincent_O, Nov 2022
The trip was great. The drive was pleasant. The views at Bled Lake and the castle were awesome. One of my favorite photos is of the island. Walking around Ljubljana was great and gave just the right amount of time there.
Had a great time
Wenjun_X, Nov 2022
Well organized trip. The pickup was right on time. Comfortable ride in a van. Our guide and driver Dino was great, and I learned a lot about the area, fun stories, and history. Nice sceneries and recommend to all with day to spare.
Excellent
Josephine_D, Nov 2022
The Lake itself is amazing. Worth the visit . Lovely sunny day was perfect for perfect photos. The operator was great
A wonderful informative and beautiful day
peter_p, Oct 2022
The guide Dino made for an incredible day.His knowledge both historical and present along with his communication and friendliness created a wonderful experience.Ljubljana is one of the most charming cities in the world.
Worth it!
Jackie_S, Oct 2022
Very pleasant fun day!!! Dino was professional, prompt and gave great suggestions!!! Would definitely recommend 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼
Awesome Tour! A Must Do!
Sandra_B, Oct 2022
Stephan was punctual, considerate and an informative Tour Guide. We were really amazed at all of the historical facts he provided as well as listening to his interesting stories. He also ensured we had sufficient rest breaks along the way. This was such a superb way to see the capitol of Slovenia and Bled Lake. It may seem that this tour may be too long, but it went by entirely so fast. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. I highly recommend it!
Stjepan is the best tour guide
Irmantas_M, Oct 2022
Great tour with most amazing tour guide Stjepan. Would recomend it ! Lake Bled is s7ch ans amazing expirience with lovely Ljubljana city.
Beautiful Slovenia!
Lourdes_A, Oct 2022
Great tour! Wonderful scenery! Well-organized and very knowledgeable guide! I would recommend this trip.
It was a great day out in...
JooHong_C, Oct 2022
It was a great day out in Lake Bled and Ljubljana. We were lucky to have Dino, our tour guide. He was very good in introducing the places in clear English. We learnt so much history from him too. He also recommended nice places to eat. Thank you Dino!
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