14 days in Maribor & Ljubljana Itinerary

14 days in Maribor & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Maribor
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana
— 9 nights
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Maribor

— 4 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Celje Castle and Spas. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Maribor Cathedral and St Florian Column. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Old Vine House, get to know the fascinating history of Grajski Trg square, indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Plague Column.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Maribor journey planner.

Krakow, Poland to Maribor is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Wineries · Spas · Nature

Side Trips

Ljubljana

— 9 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and St. George's Church. Popular historic sites such as Ljubljana Castle and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Island, Mala Osojnica, &more), Portorož Beach (in Portorož) and Magical World of Shells Museum (in Piran). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, hike along Vintgar Gorge, walk around Tivoli Park, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana route planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips