8 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

8 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Bled
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Piran
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Ljubljana
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Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online trip planner.

Metzingen, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Metzingen in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ljubljana: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Postojna
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Tivoli Park ©
Tivoli Park

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Bled

Bled ©
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 & Hike&Bike Slovenia). Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bled driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Pokljuka Gorge, Vintgar Gorge
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

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Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and then take in the exciting artwork at Tartini's House.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Piran road trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bled in August since evenings lows in Piran dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Bananaway
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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum ©
Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum

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Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the views from Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana day trip planning app.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Piran in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Nature · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Škocjan Caves
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

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