9 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

9 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

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

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.
Get some cultural insight at Predjama Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Kids will enjoy Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Idrija Kamšt (in Idrija) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana travel route planner.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Postojna, Idrija Kamšt
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

2
nights
Bled

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): hike along Vintgar Gorge, thenstep into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass, get great views at Mala Osojnica, and then head off the coast to Bled Island.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled trip builder website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bled can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Vršič Pass
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Parasailing & Paragliding

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nights
Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 29th (Wed), kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, walk around Strunjan Nature Reserve, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenadmire the striking features of Mestna loza - Piran, and finally get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, thenHead underground at Škocjan Caves, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda of St John the Baptist.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Piran travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Bled to Piran takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Piran. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Škocjan Caves, Portorož Beach, The Rotunda of St John the Baptist, Svetilnik Beach, Strunjan Nature Reserve
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Strunjan Nature Reserve ©
Strunjan Nature Reserve
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum

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