5 days in Maribor-Pohorje, Murska Sobota & Koper Itinerary

5 days in Maribor-Pohorje, Murska Sobota & Koper Itinerary

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1
Maribor
— 1 night
2
Murska Sobota
— 1 night
3
Koper
— 2 nights

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night
Maribor

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
On the 4th (Fri), awaken your taste buds at Big Guy's Wine Tour, walk around Three Ponds, then take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, and finally learn about winemaking at Vinogradi Horvat - Vineyards Horvat. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent, see the interesting displays at Old Vine House, pause for some photo ops at Plague Column, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Garden of University of Maribor, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Maribor day trip app.

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Murska Sobota.

Things to do in Maribor

Parks · Wineries · Historic Sites
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Pyramid Archaeological Site ©
Pyramid Archaeological Site
Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Three Ponds ©
Three Ponds

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Murska Sobota

Murska Sobota ©
Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist’s Church, take in panoramic vistas at Vinarium Tower, pause for some photo ops at Murska Sobota - Monument to Victims of War, then steep yourself in history at Murska Sobota Castle, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Enigmarium Murska Sobota.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Murska Sobota road trip site.

You can drive from Maribor to Murska Sobota in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koper.

Things to do in Murska Sobota

Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

St. John the Baptist’s Church, Vinarium Tower
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Murska Sobota Castle ©
Murska Sobota Castle
Vinarium Tower ©
Vinarium Tower
St. John the Baptist’s Church ©
St. John the Baptist’s Church

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nights
Koper

Koper ©
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): Head underground at Škocjan Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, and then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Benečanka Venetian House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, make a trip to Walls of Piran, then admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Koper travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Murska Sobota to Koper by car takes about 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Murska Sobota in September; daily highs in Koper reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Piran, Postojna, Škocjan Caves
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Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Tartini Square ©
Tartini Square

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