8 days in Piran, Bled & Soča Valley Itinerary

8 days in Piran, Bled & Soča Valley Itinerary

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Piran
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Bled
— 3 nights
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Bovec
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Piran trip planner.

Friedrichshafen, Germany to Piran is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Friedrichshafen in August; daily highs in Piran reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Bled

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Savica Waterfall). Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. And it doesn't end there: trek along Vintgar Gorge, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and head off the coast to Bled Island.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bled road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Bled takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Piran in August, with highs in Bled at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

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 13th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Thirsty River Brewing, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Soča Valley and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bovec itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Bled to Bovec in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bovec can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Nature

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