13 days in Bled, Thermal Pannonian Slovenia & Slovenian Istria Itinerary

13 days in Bled, Thermal Pannonian Slovenia & Slovenian Istria Itinerary

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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Celje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brežice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 5 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Los Angeles

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, hike along Vintgar Gorge, then Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then look for all kinds of wild species at Zelenci Nature Reserve, then ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, and finally identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary maker website.

Los Angeles, USA to Bled is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Bled. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in June since evenings lows in Bled dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Celje.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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Celje

— 2 nights
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Celje Regional Museum and Žiče Charterhouse. Visit Celje Castle and Celje Cathedral of Saint Daniel for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Velenje Beach in Velenje (about 40 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Museum of Recent History Celje, take in panoramic vistas at Celje Forest Tree House, walk around City Park, and don't miss a visit to Celje Water Tower.

Before you visit Celje, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Bled to Celje takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Celje sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Brežice.

Things to do in Celje

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:

Brežice

— 2 nights
A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, then contemplate the long history of Breg, and then step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Castle Brestanica, explore the historical opulence of Sevnica Castle, and then get to know the resident critters at Na Jasi.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Brežice trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Celje to Brežice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Brežice, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Brežice

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Piran

— 5 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Visit Strunjan Nature Reserve and Portorož Beach for some beach relaxation. Popular historic sites such as Church of St. Francis of Assisi and Church of St. Maurus are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Piran to Škocjan to see Škocjan Caves about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Marija Snežne Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Piran day trip planning app.

You can drive from Brežice to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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