12 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

12 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

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Bled
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Piran
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vršič Pass and Zgornjesavska Valley. Get outdoors at Mostnica Gorge and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist & Vogel). Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Mala Osojnica, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bled road trip planning site.

Berlin, Germany to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. March in Bled sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 5 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 Nature & Wildlife Tours and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Celje Castle and Wine Tours & Tastings. Venture out of the city with trips to Castle Komenda (in Polzela), Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel (in Celje) and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum (in Idrija). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History, and take a stroll through Metelkova.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Piran road trip site.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Piran, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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