15 days in Ljubljana, Alpine Slovenia & Piran Itinerary

15 days in Ljubljana, Alpine Slovenia & Piran Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Predjama Castle as well as Barka Lea. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ljubljana Central Market and Skusek Jewelry / handmade silver and gold. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Postojna and see Postojna Cave, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town and take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip builder site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Amsterdam in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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 15th (Thu): play a few rounds at Royal Bled Golf Course. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Bled and then stop by Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio.

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Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) and Ravelnik Open Air Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Kozjak Waterfall. Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin) and Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass, Kranjska Gora Bike Park, &more). There's more to do: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec tour builder app.

Getting from Bled to Bovec by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get some historical perspective at St. George's Church and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Head to Nika's Tiny House and Duka Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Piran: Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje), Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Svetilnik Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, and walk around Strunjan Nature Reserve.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bovec to Piran in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bovec in August, things will get a bit warmer in Piran: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 1 night
On the 24th (Sat), snap pictures at Triple Bridge and then look for gifts at Chocolate store Cukrcek.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Piran to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Ljubljana is a bit cooler than Piran - with highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Shopping · Nature
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