32 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

32 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 10 nights
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Bled
— 8 nights
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Piran
— 12 nights
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Ljubljana

— 10 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get in touch with nature at Cross Cave and Krokar Primeval Forest. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Church of the Annunciation of Mary (in Škofja Loka), Kamnik (Rudolf Maister's House, Church of Immaculate Conception, &more) and Velika Planina (in Stahovica). Dedicate the 9th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, take an in-depth tour of Škofja Loka Castle, and wander the streets of Metelkova.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip itinerary maker site.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

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Bled

— 8 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
St. Martin's Parish Church and Bled Island will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Triglav National Park and Peričnik Falls will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Triglav (in Mojstrana), Kranjska Gora (Zelenci Nature Reserve & Liznjekova house) and Martuljek Waterfalls (in Gozd Martuljek). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, trek along Vintgar Gorge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Lovrenc nad Zabreznico, and surround yourself with nature on Great Emerald Adventure.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bled trip planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Piran

— 12 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. George's Church and Marija Snežne Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Magical World of Shells Museum and Walls of Piran. The adventure continues: make a trip to Tartini Square, stroll through Portorož Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka, and walk around Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Piran trip maker website.

You can drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Piran. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

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