13 days in Bled Area & Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria Itinerary

13 days in Bled Area & Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria Itinerary

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Bled
— 6 nights
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Portorož
— 6 nights
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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.
You've added Logar Valley Landscape Park, Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, Lake Jasna, and other attractions to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Martin's Parish Church and Mala Osojnica. Visit Bled Castle and Žigon's House for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Planica Valley (in Rateče), Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Zgornjesavska Valley, &more) and Kapela Kristusa Kralja (in Solčava). There's lots more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, take in the views from Capuchin Bridge, stroll through Mount Blegoš, and get great views at Straža Bled.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bled trip maker.

Brussels, Belgium to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in July, you will find days in Bled are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Portorož.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 30:

Portorož

— 6 nights
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Popular historic sites such as Church of St. Maurus and Marija Snežne Church are in your itinerary. Relax by the water at Portorož Beach and Svetilnik Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Portorož side-trips: Magma X (in Nova Gorica), Štanjel Castle (in Štanjel) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Portorož road trip app.

You can drive from Bled to Portorož in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in July, Portorož is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portorož

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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