7 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

7 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Bled
— 2 nights
2
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
3
Piran
— 2 nights

2
nights
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 2nd (Sun), stroll through Straža Bled, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, and finally head off the coast to Bled Island.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bled online trip planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Bohinjsko Jezero
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

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Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge. On the next day, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, Head underground at Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planning website.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Postojna, Cerknica Lake
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

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Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 6th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally shop like a local with Loza Gallery. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran trip planning website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Koper, Škocjan Caves, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Portorož Beach
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity ©
Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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