8 days in Ljubljana, Maribor & Bled Itinerary

8 days in Ljubljana, Maribor & Bled Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Shuttle
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Maribor
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bled
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Trieste, Fly to Rome

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Ljubljana

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally take in the views from Dragon Bridge. On the next day, Head underground at Postojna Cave, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, and then visit Metelkova.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip planning site.

Rome, Italy to Ljubljana is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in February, expect Ljubljana to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Maribor side-trips: Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum (in Mežica), Forma viva Ravne Steel Masterpieces (in Ravne na Koroškem) and Tito Statue (in Velenje). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, indulge your senses at Winery Marof, explore the historical opulence of Murska Sobota Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at Plečnik's Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Maribor road trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February in Maribor, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -2°C at night. You will leave for Bled on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Winter Sports · Spas · Shopping

Side Trips

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Bled

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Venture out of the city with trips to Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline (in Rateče), Smučarska Šola ASK Kranjska Gora (in Kranjska Gora) and Bohinjsko Jezero (Lake Bohinj & Vogel). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge, get great views at Mala Osojnica, and browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bled online travel planner.

Getting from Maribor to Bled by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

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