6 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Mediterranean & Karst Slovenia Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 1 night
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Bled
— 2 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 1 night
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Piran
— 1 night

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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ljubljana travel itinerary planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:

Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Bohinj and Straža Bled. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bled Castle and St. Martin's Parish Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Ladja Bohinj Tourist Boat & Church of St John the Baptist) and Kranjska Gora (Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora, &more). The adventure continues: shake up your sightseeing with TOP AGENCIJA.

For where to stay and tourist information, go to the Bled trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Nova Gorica

— 1 night
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica visit planner.

Drive from Bled to Nova Gorica in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bled in August, with highs in Nova Gorica at 35°C and lows at 20°C. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Piran.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks
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Piran

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, head outdoors with Šalet Tunnel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Maurus, then view the masterpieces at Loza Gallery, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinakoper. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Piran tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Nova Gorica to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. August in Piran sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

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