50 days in Ljubljana, Piran & Bled Itinerary

50 days in Ljubljana, Piran & Bled Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Ljubljana

— 19 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Velenje Beach. For shopping fun, head to Jelenov Greben Homestead or Europark Maribor. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek) and Natural Bathing Place Lajšt (in Spodnja Idrija). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, get into the urban bustle at Layer House, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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Piran

— 9 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Nika's Tiny House and Manzioli Square. Get in touch with nature at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get a taste of the local shopping with Loza Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Koper City Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve.

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Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Bled

— 21 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Vršič Pass. For shopping fun, head to Galerija Mikame or Huberto Siroka atelje. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bovec (Ravelnik Open Air Museum, Zipline, &more), Kranjska Gora (Tromeja -Triple border, Nadiza, &more) and Soča (Source of the Soča River, Church of St. Joseph, &more). Spend the 25th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. On the 8th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. There's lots more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, play a few rounds at Royal Bled Golf Course, explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

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You can drive from Piran to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Bled to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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