12 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

12 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Bled
— 4 nights
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Piran
— 1 night
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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum. Visiting Tolmin Gorge and Cross Cave will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: St. Ana's Church on Ledinica (in Žiri), Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje (in Predjama) and Postojna Cave (in Postojna). Next up on the itinerary: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, visit Ljubljana Old Town, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

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Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Paris in October, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Triglav National Park and Lake Bohinj. Get outdoors at Mala Osojnica and Vogel. Take a break from Bled with a short trip to Peričnik Falls in Mojstrana, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, trek along Vintgar Gorge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bled online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Bled, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Piran

— 1 night
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 30th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of Muda Gate.

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

You can drive from Bled to Piran in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bled in October, with highs in Piran at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

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