7 days in Maribor, Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

7 days in Maribor, Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary

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Maribor — 1 day

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): let little ones run wild at Maribor City Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Pyramid Archaeological Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Anton Martin Slomsek Monument, then get to know the fascinating history of Grajski Trg square, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Trg Svobode Square.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor visit planning tool.

Ljubljana to Maribor is an approximately 1.5-hour shuttle ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. September in Maribor sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can take a shuttle to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 3 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Parasailing & Paragliding. Get some historical perspective at St. George's Church and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower (in Koper) and Piran (Tartini Square & Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana tour itinerary app.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bled.
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Bled — 3 nights

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Get in touch with nature at Lake Bohinj and Zipline. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parasailing & Paragliding and Mostnica Gorge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist & Vogel). There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Wine Tasting Bled, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bled road trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.
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