9 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Piran & Bled Itinerary

9 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Piran & Bled Itinerary

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Ljubljana
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Piran
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Bled
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Ljubljana

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall.

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Bristol, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bristol to Ljubljana. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm, then take in the waterfront at Port Piran, and finally admire the striking features of Sodna palaca. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, then enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, and finally engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum.

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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 July, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Piran

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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Bled

— 4 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bovec (Ravelnik Open Air Museum & Zipline), Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel, Lake Bohinj, &more) and Great Soča Gorge (in Soča). There's still lots to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, and Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge.

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Getting from Piran to Bled by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Piran in July, with highs in Bled at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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