8 days in Ljubljana, Piran & Koper Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Piran
— 1 night
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Koper
— 3 nights
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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.
Kids will enjoy Ljubljana Old Town and Parasailing & Paragliding. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Bled Island, Bled Castle, &more), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Capuchin Bridge (in Škofja Loka). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 1 night

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 4th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Nika's Tiny House, learn more about the world around you at Mediadom Pyrhani, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran.

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Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the shuttle to Koper.
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Koper — 3 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
On the 5th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, take a stroll around Kidrič Street, examine the collection at Koper Regional Museum, then admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Zusterna Beach.

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Koper is just a stone's throw from Piran. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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