8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Frankfurt am Main Airport

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Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel) and Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana). Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, look for gifts at Zakladi Slovenije, get great views at Mala Osojnica, and get the adrenaline pumping with Adventure Rafting Bled.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bled journey builder app.

Frankfurt, Germany to Bled is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in Bled are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava). Spend the 8th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, look for gifts at lePotica Shop, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Piran

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 11th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Town Hall and then make a trip to Tartini Square.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Piran trip planner.

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. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in October; daily highs in Piran reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.
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