19 days in Ljubljana, Maribor & Kočevje Itinerary

19 days in Ljubljana, Maribor & Kočevje Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 8 nights
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kočevje
— 5 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Melbourne

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Ljubljana — 8 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 (Ojstrica, Bled Island, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, and explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip maker site.

Melbourne, Australia to Ljubljana is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in July, plan for warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can take a shuttle to Maribor.
Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
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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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: savor the flavors at Big Guy's Wine Tour, learn about winemaking at Vino Gaube, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and get to know the fascinating history of Lent.

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Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Maribor, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kočevje.
Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Kočevje — 5 nights

Together with the Krokar primeval forest, which is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Kočevje Region makes for a truly mystical forest landscape.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kočevje: Mašun Castle (in Ilirska Bistrica), River Krupa Spring (in Semič) and Kolpa River (in Metlika). And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Krokar Primeval Forest, explore the striking landscape at Veliki Rog, take an in-depth tour of Snežnik Castle, and see the interesting displays at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kočevje online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Kočevje takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Kočevje when traveling from Maribor in July, with lows around 25°C. On the 31st (Sun), you'll travel back home.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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