15 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Maribor & Bovec Itinerary

15 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia, Maribor & Bovec Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Maribor
— 5 nights
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Bovec
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Vipava) and Predjama Castle (in Postojna). Spend the 18th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, stroll around Tivoli Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip planning app.

Berlin, Germany to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Maribor

— 5 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Prešernova Street (in Ptuj), Lovrenc Lakes (in Zreče) and Celje (Museum of Recent History Celje, The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, &more). On the 25th (Wed), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Velenje Beach. There's lots more to do: awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, examine the collection at Old Vine House, admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Maribor road trip planning website.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bovec.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Get out of town with these interesting Bovec side-trips: Three Country Border (in Rateče), Kranjska Gora (Vršič Pass & Lake Jasna) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfall, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bovec day trip planner.

You can drive from Maribor to Bovec in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. While traveling from Maribor, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bovec, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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