9 days in Piran, Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

9 days in Piran, Bled & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Piran
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): tour the stables at Lipica Stud Farm, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, and finally don't miss a visit to Port Piran. On your second day here, make a trip to Tartini Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Nika's Tiny House, then make a trip to Walls of Piran, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Piran tour itinerary maker tool.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall & Lake Bohinj), Kobarid Museum (in Kobarid) and Bovec (Ravelnik Open Air Museum & Zipline). Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, head off the coast to Bled Island, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Piran to Bled in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Piran in August, things will get a bit cooler in Bled: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Guštarna, step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle, then pause for some photo ops at Marijin steber, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana travel route site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Adventure

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