13 days in Maribor & Jelgava Itinerary

13 days in Maribor & Jelgava Itinerary

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13 days in Maribor & Jelgava Itinerary

Start: Riga, Latvia
Fly + Drive:  10​h
Maribor, Slovenia
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
Jelgava, Latvia
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
End: Riga, Latvia

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.
Get in touch with nature at Grajski Park Otocec and Jelenov Greben Homestead. Shop till you drop at Bozidar Jakac Art Museum and Europark Maribor. Venture out of the city with trips to Celje (Celje Castle, Celje Regional Museum, & more), Mine Museum (in Mezica) and Zalec (Eko Muzej & Green Gold Beer Fountain). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Regional Museum Maribor, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otocec, and learn about winemaking at Ramsak Winery.

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Riga, Latvia to Maribor is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riga to Maribor is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Riga in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Maribor: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Jelgava.

Things to do in Maribor

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Celje, Zalec, Novo Mesto, Ptuj, Jelenov Greben Homestead
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Mine Museum ©
Mine Museum
Božidar Jakac Art Museum ©
Božidar Jakac Art Museum
Regional Museum Maribor ©
Regional Museum Maribor

Jelgava, Latvia

Jelgava ©
Jelgava is a city in central Latvia about 41km southwest of Riga with about 63,000 inhabitants. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rundāle Palace and Holy Trinity Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jaunpils Pils and St. Simeon’s and St. Anna’s Orthodox Cathedral. Explore Jelgava's surroundings by going to Dobele (Dobele Castle & Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis), Tervete Nature Park (in Tervete) and Bauska (The Bauska Branch of the Riga Motor Museum & Trusu Pilsetina). There's more to do: snap pictures at Pedestrian Bridge Mitava and pause for some photo ops at Monument to Janis Cakste.

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Explore your travel options from Maribor to Jelgava with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Maribor to Jelgava is 1 hour. Traveling from Maribor in June, expect nights in Jelgava to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Jelgava

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Dobele, Bauska, Jaunpils Pils, Tervete Nature Park, Rundāle Palace
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace