8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

8 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Zurich

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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.
On the 24th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Brdo Castle, then get engrossed in the history at Khislstein Castle, and then explore the galleries of Layer House. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Diving Bled and then tee off at Royal Bled Golf Course.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bled day trip tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bled is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Museums · Golf · Historic Sites

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Škofja Loka Castle and House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov. Visit Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church and Plečnik's House for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Škofja Loka (Firbar's House, St. Jacob Church, &more). There's more to do: soar above the sights with Balonarski Center Barje.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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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.
Relax by the water at Strunjan Nature Reserve and Svetilnik Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of St. Francis of Assisi and Church of St. Maurus. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran online visit planner.

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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Ljubljana in July, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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