8 days in Piran, Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

8 days in Piran, Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Piran
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Piran
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 3 nights
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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 10th (Sun): experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, and then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Piran tour itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Piran is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Amsterdam in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Piran: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Museums · Childrens Museums

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna (Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, &more) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Ljubljana journey planner.

You can drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in October, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 18°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:

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: Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora), Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Lake Bohinj, &more) and Three Country Border (in Rateče). Spend the 15th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: trek along Vintgar Gorge, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Hostages, head off the coast to Bled Island, and explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. October in Bled sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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