5 days in Bled & Piran Itinerary

5 days in Bled & Piran Itinerary

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— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Riga



— 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 18th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj. On your second day here, trek along Vintgar Gorge, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary planner.

Riga, Latvia to Bled is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Riga in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bled: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

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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 20th (Wed): examine the collection at Izolana - House of the Sea, Head underground at Postojna Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Piran trip itinerary planner.

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. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bled in October: high temperatures in Piran hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Piran

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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