8 days in Piran, Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

8 days in Piran, Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

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Piran
— 2 nights
2
Ljubljana
— 2 nights
3
Bled
— 3 nights

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 14th (Fri), walk around Park Pietro Coppo, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, thenfind your balance on the water with Bananaway, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Mediadom Pyrhani, and finally get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran trip itinerary builder.

Rome, Italy to Piran is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Rome in August, expect Piran to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Park Pietro Coppo, Bananaway, Praetorian Palace, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Škocjan Caves
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve

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nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): snap pictures at Triple Bridge, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip planner.

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. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Ljubljana to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Postojna
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

3
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Bring the kids along to Triglav National Park and Lake Bohinj. The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and admire the striking features of Bled Island.

To see ratings and other tourist information, use the Bled driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Lake Bohinj
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

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