13 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Bled Itinerary

13 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Bled Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Koper
— 4 nights
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Bled
— 5 nights
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kids will enjoy Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljanica River. Spend the 13th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, make a trip to Vodnik Square (Vodnikov trg), snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and get to know the resident critters at ZOO Ljubljana.

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Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
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Koper

— 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Attractions like Magical World of Shells Museum and Nika's Tiny House make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, take some stellar pictures from Strunjan Cliff, and examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Koper trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Koper, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Koper

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Attractions like Triglav National Park and Bled Island make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery, Lake Bohinj, &more), Source of the Soča River (in Soča) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica, and look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bled travel route planner.

You can drive from Koper to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in August, expect Bled to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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