16 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

16 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 9 nights
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Piran
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
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Ljubljana — 9 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You've now added outdoor TRIBE to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Ljubljana Castle and Ljubljanica River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle), Idrija Kamšt (in Idrija) and Piran (Magical World of Shells Museum, Tartini Square, &more). Spend the 2nd (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana tour itinerary builder app.

If you are flying in from Russia, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In December, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Bled.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Triglav National Park as well as Lake Bled. On the 3rd (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, head off the coast to Bled Island, then get great views at Mala Osojnica, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bled. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, then admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bled online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, then try to win big at Grand Casino Portorož, and finally examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then trot along with Lipica Stud Farm.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip planner.

Drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bled in January: high temperatures in Piran hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

outdoor TRIBE has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Fri), take a stroll through Metelkova, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then snap pictures at Butcher's Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Square (Kongresni trg), then shake up your sightseeing with outdoor TRIBE, and then have fun and explore at House of Illusions.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip itinerary site.

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. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in January: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 5°C and lows are around -3°C.
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