13 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Bled Itinerary

13 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Portorož-Piran & Slovenian Istria & Bled Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia tour planner

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Koper
— 4 nights
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Bled
— 5 nights
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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.
Kids will enjoy Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. Spend the 13th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, meet the residents at ZOO Ljubljana, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ljubljana day trip planning site.

Paris, France to Ljubljana is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Neighborhoods

Koper

— 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Attractions like Magical World of Shells Museum and Nika's Tiny House make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, stroll around Park Pietro Coppo, take some stellar pictures from Strunjan Cliff, and examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Koper trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Koper, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Koper

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Attractions like Triglav National Park and Lake Bohinj make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Source of the Soča River (in Soča), Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery & Savica Waterfall). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Vintgar Gorge, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bled holiday site.

Drive from Koper to Bled in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Koper in August; daily highs in Bled reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips