8 days in Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

8 days in Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get in touch with nature at Postojna Cave and Ljubljanica River. Get a sense of the local culture at Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Plansarsko Jezero (in Zgornje Jezersko), Bled (Ojstrica, Bled Castle, &more) and Postojna (The Secret Rooms of Hotel Jama & Grotte di Postumia - Park Postojnska jama). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, look for gifts at Dobrote Dolenjske, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and admire the landmark architecture of Seminary Palace and Library.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to 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 7th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Fonda Fish Farm, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then trot along with Lipica Stud Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, then don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Piran road trip app.

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 April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Piran, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
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