8 days in Koper, Ljubljana & Celje Itinerary

8 days in Koper, Ljubljana & Celje Itinerary

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Koper
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Ljubljana
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Celje
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Koper — 2 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Step out of Koper with an excursion to Predjama Castle in Postojna--about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Lisjak - Premium extra virgin olive oil from Slovenian Istria, don't miss a visit to Piazza Tito, view the masterpieces at Loza Gallery, and admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace.

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Maribor to Koper is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Maribor in February: high temperatures in Koper hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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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 4th (Fri): take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, then snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, then explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and finally don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Koper in February, with highs in Ljubljana at 5°C and lows at -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Celje.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Celje — 3 nights

An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Celje: Podčetrtek (Olimje Monastery, Spas, &more), Terme Ptuj (in Ptuj) and The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia (in Velenje). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, make a trip to Lake Šmartno, get in on the family fun at Zorb EKOPOOL Celje, and step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Celje online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Celje are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Shopping
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