10 days in Ljubljana, Maribor-Pohorje & Bled Itinerary

10 days in Ljubljana, Maribor-Pohorje & Bled Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
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Maribor
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 5 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Nesk's Footbridge (in Gorenja Vas), Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, stroll around Tivoli Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana driving holiday planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Maribor.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Maribor — 2 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): do a tasting at Dveri Pax Winery, then do a tasting at Vino Gaube, and then do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, then hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and then indulge your senses at Big Guy's Wine Tour.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Maribor trip maker site.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bled.
Wineries · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Bled — 5 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Bohinjsko Jezero (Vogel & Lake Bohinj), Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora) and Bovec (Zipline & Soča Valley). Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Vintgar Gorge, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in breathtaking views at Great Soča Gorge, and take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Grmečica.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bled online trip maker.

You can drive from Maribor to Bled in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Bled sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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