12 days in Ljubljana, Piran & Bled Itinerary

12 days in Ljubljana, Piran & Bled Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Piran
— 1 night
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Bled
— 6 nights
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Postojna Cave and Ljubljanica River. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ljubljana Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek). Spend the 3rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: visit Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, take a stroll through Metelkova, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana holiday builder.

Metzingen, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Metzingen in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

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Piran

— 1 night
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 4th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and then shop like a local with Nika's Tiny House.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Piran driving holiday planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in September, expect Piran to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Bled Island. Get some historical perspective at Bled Castle and St. Martin's Parish Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bled: Bovec (Zipline & Soča Valley), Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj) and Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Zelenci Nature Reserve). Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get the adrenaline pumping with Adventure Rafting Bled, take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Falls, and take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bled tour itinerary planner.

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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Piran in September: high temperatures in Bled hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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