11 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

11 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Manchester

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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get outdoors at Postojna Cave and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to Predjama Castle in Postojna--about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

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Manchester, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manchester, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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Bled — 4 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Vintgar Gorge. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bovec (Zipline & Soča Valley), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Ajdovska Deklica (in Kranjska Gora). And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, then kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea.

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Traveling by car from Bled to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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