17 days in Bled & Maribor Itinerary

17 days in Bled & Maribor Itinerary

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Bled — 8 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Soča Valley and Peričnik Falls. Family-friendly places like Mala Osojnica and Ojstrica will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Kranjska Gora (Ajdovska Deklica, Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, &more), Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče) and Mary's Shrine with St. Rocco and St. Anthony (in Škofja Loka). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Viševnik, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, and add some fun to your beach time Diving Bled.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bled road trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Bled is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Maribor.
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Maribor — 8 nights

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maribor Regional Museum and Lent. Kids will appreciate attractions like Pyramid Archaeological Site and Franciscan Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Maribor: Velenje Museum (in Velenje), Orpheus Monument (in Ptuj) and Celje (The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan & Lake Šmartno). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plague Column, make a trip to Main Square, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and let the kids burn off some steam at Maribor City Park.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Maribor online trip planner.

Drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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