11 days in Ljubljana, Piran & Bled Area Itinerary

11 days in Ljubljana, Piran & Bled Area Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Piran
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Bled
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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: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, stroll around Tivoli Park, and take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

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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. When traveling from Manchester in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Šmartno (in Kojsko), Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, see the interesting displays at Izolana - House of the Sea, and head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in May since evenings lows in Piran dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Savica Waterfall). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, hike along Mala Osojnica, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bled online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Piran to Bled in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Bled, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.
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