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Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy Nature & Wildlife Tours and St. Martin's Parish Church. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding & Bled Castle). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana day trip website.

Plovdiv, Bulgaria to Ljubljana is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Plovdiv to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Plovdiv in April, plan for slightly colder days in Ljubljana, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Piran.
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Piran — 2 nights

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 14th (Fri): make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, explore the engaging exhibits at Magical World of Shells Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Piran day trip planning site.

You can 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 April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Piran, with lows of 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for home.
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Slovenia travel guide

Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.