15 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

15 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 5 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 4 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Dusseldorf

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visiting RockVelo and Planina Cave will get you outdoors. Predjama Castle and Franciscan Church of the Annunciation will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Dveri Pax Winery (in Jareninski Dol), Lent (in Maribor) and Prešernova Street (in Ptuj). Spend the 29th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveta Trojica, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana road trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Vintgar Gorge and Triglav National Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bled Castle and St. Martin's Parish Church. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče), Bovec (Zipline & Soča Valley) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). There's much more to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, get great views at Mala Osojnica, and head outdoors with Palomino.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:

Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Popular historic sites such as St. George's Church and Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Škocjan Caves and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas), Socerb Castle (in Črni Kal) and Vinakras Sežana (in Sežana). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, learn about winemaking at Boris Lisjak Winery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, and admire the striking features of Church of St. Maurus.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Piran trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bled in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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