14 days in Ljubljana, Maribor & Koper Itinerary

14 days in Ljubljana, Maribor & Koper Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 2 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 3 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): stroll around Tivoli Park. On the next day, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and finally don't miss a visit to Gornji Trg.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the shuttle to Maribor.
Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Winter Sports
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Maribor — 3 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Vine House and Ramšak Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Ptuj (Ptuj Castle & Prešernova Street). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat, get to know the fascinating history of Lent, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Maribor trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Koper.
Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Side Trip
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Koper — 3 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. George's Church and Škocjanski Zatok Nature Reserve. Step out of Koper to go to Vipava and see Wine Tours & Tastings, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Vinakoper, see the interesting displays at Koper Regional Museum, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Koper vacation planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Koper in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
Wildlife · Parks · Wineries · Tours
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Ljubljana — 5 nights

You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Mala Osojnica. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Bled and see Bled Island, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Dedicate the 31st (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 1st (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Enjoy Ljubljana some more: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, and take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana road trip site.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in July, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Tours · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
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