14 days in Upper Savinja Valley, Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Bled Area Itinerary

14 days in Upper Savinja Valley, Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia & Bled Area Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Solčava
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Solčava
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grahovo
— 1 night
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Bled
— 5 nights
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Solčava

— 2 nights
Visit Solcava to discover a region near the Austrian border where a drive down a panoramic road delivers some of the best views in Europe.
Change things up with a short trip to Gornji Grad Cathedral in Gornji Grad (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: stroll around Logar Valley Landscape Park, make a trip to Sveti Duh, take a memorable drive along Solčava Panoramic Road, and look for gifts at Center Rinka.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Solčava day trip site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Solčava is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Solčava, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Solčava

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Guštarna, Postojna Cave, &more), Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, walk around Park Pietro Coppo, and identify plant and animal life at Sečovlje Salina Nature Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Piran tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Solčava to Piran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Solčava in July, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Grahovo.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 1:

Grahovo

— 1 night
Grahovo offers access to the shores of a scenic lake, known as one of Europes biggest intermittent bodies of water.
On the 2nd (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Slivnica, then explore the activities along Cerknica Lake, and then Head underground at Cross Cave.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grahovo trip tool.

You can drive from Piran to Grahovo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Piran in August: high temperatures in Grahovo hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Grahovo

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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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.
Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Grahovo to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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