8 days in Maribor, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

8 days in Maribor, Ljubljana & Piran Itinerary

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Maribor
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
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Piran
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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 24th (Mon), examine the collection at Old Vine House. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Church, step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Virgin Mary's Assumption Church.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Maribor journey maker tool.

Vienna, Austria to Maribor is an approximately 3-hour car ride. August in Maribor sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can catch the shuttle to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Old Vine House ©
Old Vine House
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Ptuj Castle ©
Ptuj Castle

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Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ljubljana Old Town and Bled Castle. Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Predjama Castle will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Bled (Straža Bled, Mala Osojnica, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Contemporary History, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana tour website.

Getting from Maribor to Ljubljana by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Cankarjevo Nabrežje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrežje

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Piran

Piran ©
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, then get curious at Mediadom Pyrhani, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Krstilnica sv.Janeza Krstnika, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St Peter, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, and finally kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Piran online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, Piran is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower ©
Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower
St. George's Church
St. George's Church

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