7 days in Ljubljana, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Bled Itinerary

7 days in Ljubljana, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Bled Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Klagenfurt, Fly to Vienna

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip maker website.

Vienna, Austria to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In July in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Piran.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods
Side Trips
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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.
On the 5th (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally make a trip to Tartini Square.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran driving holiday website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bled.
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). There's still lots to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and get great views at Mala Osojnica.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Piran in July: high temperatures in Bled hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
Side Trips
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