14 days in Maribor, Ljubljana & Koper Itinerary

14 days in Maribor, Ljubljana & Koper Itinerary

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Maribor
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Ljubljana
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Koper
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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.
Visiting Pyramid Archaeological Site and Rogla Sports and Ski Centre will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Celje Castle and Celje Forest Tree House. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Old Vine House, indulge in some personalized pampering at Perfect Body, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral, and try your luck at Casino Mond.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Maribor tour itinerary planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Maribor is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. October in Maribor sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Parks · Casinos · Outdoors

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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tolmin Gorge and Zipline. Take a break from the city and head to Mala Osojnica and Peričnik Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica & Vršič Pass), Soča Valley (in Bovec) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery, Savica Waterfall, &more). Spend the 26th (Tue) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Oswald, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

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Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Tours · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

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Koper

— 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Get outdoors at Škocjan Caves and Portorož Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and Da Ponte Fountain. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, make a trip to Tartini Square, indulge in some personalized pampering at LifeClass Terme & Wellness, and do a tasting at Vinakoper.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our 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. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in October: high temperatures in Koper hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wineries

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