10 days in Nova Gorica, Celje & Maribor Itinerary

10 days in Nova Gorica, Celje & Maribor Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Styria Region trip itinerary planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Nova Gorica
— 4 nights
2
Celje
— 2 nights
3
Maribor
— 3 nights

4
nights
Nova Gorica

A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Škocjan Caves. Get out of town with these interesting Nova Gorica side-trips: Kobarid (Kozjak Waterfall, Kobarid Museum, &more), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Bovec (Virje Waterfall, Predil Pass, &more). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, snap pictures at Solkan Bridge, get outside with Magma X, and make a trip to Šmartno.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nova Gorica trip planner.

Ljubljana to Nova Gorica is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Nova Gorica. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Celje.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bovec, Kobarid, Škocjan Caves, Bjana, Wine Tours & Tastings
Find places to stay May 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Zipline

2
nights
Celje

Celje
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
On the 23rd (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church, see the interesting displays at Museum of Recent History Celje, thensee the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and finally stroll around City Park. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Jelenov Greben Homestead, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Celje National Hall, and then don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Celje tour planner.

Getting from Nova Gorica to Celje by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Maribor.

Things to do in Celje

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Jelenov Greben Homestead
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Celje Regional Museum
Celje Regional Museum
Jelenov Greben Homestead ©
Jelenov Greben Homestead
Lake Šmartno ©
Lake Šmartno

3
nights
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Visiting Pyramid Archaeological Site and Pekrska Gorca will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, do a tasting at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, examine the collection at Old Vine House, and pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Maribor trip planner.

Drive from Celje to Maribor in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks Historic Sites Wineries
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Pyramid Archaeological Site ©
Pyramid Archaeological Site
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat ©
Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat

Similar Plans

25 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 25 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in Maribor BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 23 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, extra slow, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Extra slow 23 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, extra slow, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Extra slow 14 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM BELGIUM June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM FRANCE July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Maribor & Ljubljana & Central Slovenia BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND August, teens, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August, teens, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 36 days in Sežana & Maribor BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA April, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: April, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 8 days in Maribor BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans