8 days in Maribor & Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

8 days in Maribor & Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Geneva
Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Maribor
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
2
Ljubljana
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Geneva

2
nights
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 2nd (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Plečnik's Church, contemplate the long history of Babicev mlin Schiffsmuhle an der Mur, pause for some serene contemplation at Zupnijska cerkev sv. Marije - Ptujskogorske Matere Bozje, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Pekrska Gorca, then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent - the Oldest Part of the City of Maribor. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Church of St. George, appreciate the extensive heritage of Presernova street, get to know the fascinating history of Slovenski trg Square, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Žiče Charterhouse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Maribor planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Maribor is an approximately 9.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Maribor are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Fun & Games Trails

Side Trips

Ptuj, Babicev mlin Schiffsmuhle an der Mur, Plečnik's Church, Žiče Charterhouse, Celje Castle
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Žiče Charterhouse ©
Žiče Charterhouse
Presernova street ©
Presernova street

5
nights
Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Ljubljana Castle and Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Step out of Ljubljana to go to Solčava and see Logar Valley Landscape Park, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, head outdoors with Potapljaj.Se, trek along The Path of Remembrance and Comradeship, and snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana day trip website.

Traveling by shuttle from Maribor to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Logar Valley Landscape Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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