8 days in Bled, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Soča Valley Itinerary

8 days in Bled, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Soča Valley Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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Bled
— 2 nights
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bovec
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Savica Waterfall). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get great views at Ojstrica, and hit the slopes at Straža Bled.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bled vacation planner.

Hamburg, Germany to Bled is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Hamburg in August, you will find days in Bled are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

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Piran

— 3 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, see the interesting displays at Magical World of Shells Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Portorož Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Piran online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Bled to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bled in August, Piran is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 2 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Soča Valley, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Traveling by car from Piran to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Bovec to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

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