10 days in Piran, Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

10 days in Piran, Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

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1
Piran
— 2 nights
2
Ljubljana
— 3 nights
3
Bled
— 4 nights

2
nights
Piran

Piran ©
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 14th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, Head underground at Škocjan Caves, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strunjan Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Park Pietro Coppo, make a trip to Walls of Piran, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, engage your brain at Magical World of Shells Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Piran road trip planning site.

Budapest, Hungary to Piran is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. July in Piran sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Piran

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Park Pietro Coppo, Škocjan Caves, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

3
nights
Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana driving holiday planning website.

Drive from Piran to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Ljubljana is little chillier than Piran - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Bled

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Go for a jaunt from Bled to Bohinjsko Jezero to see Lake Bohinj about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, stroll through Straža Bled, head outdoors with Mala Osojnica, and admire the landmark architecture of Lake Bled Train Station.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bled trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Lake Bohinj
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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