11 days in Zagreb & Maribor Itinerary

11 days in Zagreb & Maribor Itinerary

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11 days in Zagreb & Maribor Itinerary

Start: Zagreb, Croatia
1
Zagreb, Croatia
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Maribor, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Pula, Croatia

7
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, fun & games, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zagreb planning website .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airport is Zagreb Airport. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Maribor.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Room Escape Games
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©

3
nights
Maribor, Slovenia

Maribor ©
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, then admire the local landmark of Green Gold Beer Fountain, and finally get your game on at Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, examine the collection at Ptuj Castle (Ptujski Grad), then stroll through Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and finally examine the collection at Old Vine House.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Maribor trip builder .

You can drive from Zagreb to Maribor in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ptuj, Spas, Green Gold Beer Fountain, Celje Castle
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Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Maribor
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort ©
Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort
Spas

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