5 days in Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Bled Itinerary

5 days in Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Bled Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Portorož
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Portorož
— 1 night
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Bled
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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Portorož

— 1 night
A resort town on the country's scenic Adriatic coastline, Portoroz offers many spas with all kinds of therapeutic treatments, many based on the brine and mud from the area's salt pans.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for gifts at Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, and then make a trip to Walls of Piran. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then make a trip to Tartini Square, then see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Portorož vacation maker tool.

Rome, Italy to Portorož is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Rome in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Portorož: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Portorož

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj). Spend the 7th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bled Island, admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bled online trip planner.

Drive from Portorož to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portorož in December, things will get a bit cooler in Bled: highs are around 5°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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