15 days in Ljubljana, Piran & Maribor Itinerary

15 days in Ljubljana, Piran & Maribor Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 6 nights
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Piran
— 4 nights
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Maribor
— 4 nights
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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.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Slap Grmečica (in Bohinjska Bistrica) and Bled (Bled Castle, St. Martin's Parish Church, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, and don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

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Zurich, Switzerland to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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Piran

— 4 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Get out of town with these interesting Piran side-trips: Lipica Stud Farm (in Lipica) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, have fun and explore at Magical World of Shells Museum, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Piran when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Maribor.

Things to do in Piran

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 9:

Maribor

— 4 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Maribor is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church, stroll through Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and admire the landmark architecture of Vetrinjski dvor.

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Traveling by car from Piran to Maribor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Piran in August since evenings lows in Maribor dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

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