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 Maribor Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Celje Forest Tree House in Celje (about 52 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Old Vine House, try to win big at Casino Mond, and relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Maribor trip planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Maribor is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to take a shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos

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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 Peričnik Falls. Take a break from the city and head to Mala Osojnica and Ljubljanica River. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica & Vršič Pass), Bohinjsko Jezero (Ukanc Military Cemetery, Savica Waterfall, &more) and Soča Valley (in Bovec). There's much more to do: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience.

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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, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. 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 Praetorian Palace. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, and do a tasting at Vinakoper.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Koper online day trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Koper in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, Koper is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wineries

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