8 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

8 days in Ljubljana, Bled & Piran Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Bled
— 1 night
Drive
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Piran
— 3 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Franc Mihelič Gallery, stroll around Tivoli Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, then hunt for treasures at Ljubljana Central Market, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana planner.

Helsinki, Finland to Ljubljana is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Helsinki to Ljubljana is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Helsinki in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bled.
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Bled — 1 night

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 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Čop's Birth House and then contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and then awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bled travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Piran.
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Piran — 3 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Relax by the water at Portorož Beach and Debeli Rtič Landscape Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. George's Church and Kidrič Street. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Piran trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Bled to Piran by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bled in September; daily highs in Piran reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.
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