10 days in Piran, Ljubljana & Bled Area Itinerary

10 days in Piran, Ljubljana & Bled Area Itinerary

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Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 22nd (Sun), don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then have fun and explore at Mediadom Pyrhani, and finally glide peacefully along the water with Bananaway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Piran trip planning website.

Trieste, Italy to Piran is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Trieste in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Beaches · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Cross Cave. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Velika Planina (in Stahovica). There's still lots to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Straža Bled. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica & Zelenci Nature Reserve). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Vintgar Gorge, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bled trip maker.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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