8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

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Bled
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Ljubljana
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Piran
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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary builder.

Metzingen, Germany to Bled is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Metzingen in August, expect nights in Bled to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stop by Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana route planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the waterfront at Port Piran, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach.

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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Piran takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

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