11 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

11 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia trip planner

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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Zurich

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall & Lake Bohinj). Spend the 27th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, get great views at Mala Osojnica, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bled road trip website.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bled is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Idrija Kamšt (in Idrija) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, steep yourself in history at Plečnik's House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Ljubljana by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:

Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, walk around Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, look for gifts at Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, and have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Piran road trip planning site.

Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in November: high temperatures in Piran hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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