3 days in Piran & Ljubljana Itinerary

3 days in Piran & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Piran — 1 day

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, then admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran trip builder tool.

Ljubljana to Piran is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Ljubljana in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.
Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Museums
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Ljubljana — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana route planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Piran in May since evenings lows in Ljubljana dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
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