12 days in Ljubljana, Piran & Bled Area Itinerary

12 days in Ljubljana, Piran & Bled Area Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 6 nights
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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Hamburg, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Neighborhoods

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip maker.

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. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in September; daily highs in Piran reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Bled

— 6 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica & Vršič Pass), Bovec (Soča Valley & Zipline) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel). Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of Hostages.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled day trip planning website.

Drive from Piran to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Piran in September, with highs in Bled at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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