12 days in Bled, Piran & Ljubljana Itinerary

12 days in Bled, Piran & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Hamburg

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj), Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Bovec (Soča Valley & Zipline). Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, trek along Vintgar Gorge, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read Bled road trip website.

Hamburg, Germany to Bled is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Hamburg in April, expect nights in Bled to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
Step out of Piran to go to Škocjan and see Škocjan Caves, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, and examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Piran day trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Bled in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 4 — 7:

Ljubljana

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZOO Ljubljana.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ljubljana, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in May, Ljubljana is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 7 — 11: