7 days in Maribor, Ljubljana & Bled Itinerary
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Sun, Sep 25 - Sat, Oct 1
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.
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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 Ljubljanica River. Get some historical perspective at St. George's Church and Chiesa di San Rocco/ Cerkev sv. Roka. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower (in Koper) and Tartini Square (in Piran). There's still lots to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.
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Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time 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 Mostnica Gorge. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parasailing & Paragliding and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist & Vogel). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled.
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Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; 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 1st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.
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