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.

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Budapest, Hungary to Maribor is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. 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.
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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 Zipline and Mala Osojnica. Take a break from the city and head to Tolmin Gorge and Ljubljanica River. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery, Savica Waterfall, &more), Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica & Vršič Pass) and Soča Valley (in Bovec). Spend the 26th (Tue) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Peričnik Falls, 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.
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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 Fonda Fish Farm and Magical World of Shells Museum. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, make a trip to Piazza Tito, and admire the local landmark of Da Ponte Fountain.

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Getting from Ljubljana to Koper by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ljubljana in October: high temperatures in Koper hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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