9 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

9 days in Bled, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel). Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and step off the mainland to explore Bled Island.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bled trip planning website.

Metzingen, Germany to Bled is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Metzingen, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bled, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Bohinjsko Jezero, Vintgar Gorge
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally walk around Tivoli Park. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Ljubljana Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, thensnap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Piran: Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra (in Hrastovlje). There's much more to do: make a trip to Tartini Square, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Piran online trip builder.

Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Piran. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Škocjan Caves, Strunjan Nature Reserve, Chiesetta Romanica Con Danza Macabra, Loza Gallery
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum