7 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

7 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Valencia

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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 1st (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally explore the activities along Ljubljanica River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): Head underground at Postojna Cave, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ljubljana holiday planning site.

Valencia, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Valencia in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

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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.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj). Spend the 5th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, head off the coast to Bled Island, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve, then Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Piran trip website.

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. Traveling from Bled in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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