15 days in Ljubljana & Maribor Itinerary

15 days in Ljubljana & Maribor Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia vacation planner

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 9 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 5 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Catania

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Ljubljana

— 9 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Mala Osojnica, Bled Island, &more), Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan) and Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower (in Koper). Spend the 3rd (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana journey planner.

Catania, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Catania in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. You'll set off for Maribor on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Žiče Charterhouse (in Loče pri Poljčanah), Celje (City Park & The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan) and Green Gold Beer Fountain (in Žalec). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent, do a tasting at Ramšak Winery, and examine the collection at Old Vine House.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Maribor trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 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 by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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