10 days in Novo Mesto, Litija & Šentrupert Itinerary

10 days in Novo Mesto, Litija & Šentrupert Itinerary

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Novo Mesto
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Litija
— 2 nights
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Šentrupert
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Novo Mesto

Novo Mesto ©
Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. Venture out of the city with trips to Celje (Lake Šmartno, The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, &more), Volčji Potok Arboretum (in Radomlje) and Brežice Castle (in Brežice). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park, tee off at Golf Grad Otočec, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Olimje Monastery, and take in the views from Kandija Bridge.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Novo Mesto day trip planning site.

Ljubljana to Novo Mesto is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Novo Mesto can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to Litija.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Celje, Podčetrtek, Spas, Volčji Potok Arboretum, Brežice Castle
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Otočec Castle Park ©
Otočec Castle Park
Novo Mesto Cathedral
Novo Mesto Cathedral
Lake Šmartno ©
Lake Šmartno

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Litija

Litija ©
Litija is a town in the Litija Basin in central Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Open-Air Museum of Josip Jurčič, then take in the pleasant sights at Pristava Tourist Village, and then step into the grandiose world of Bogenšperk Castle. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Adventure Park Geoss, then contemplate the waterfront views at Gradisko Lake, and then get engrossed in the history at Eko Muzej.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Litija travel planner.

Drive from Novo Mesto to Litija in an hour. August in Litija sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Šentrupert.

Things to do in Litija

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Ivančna Gorica, Gradisko Lake, Hell Cave, Eko Muzej
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Bogenšperk Castle ©
Bogenšperk Castle
Adventure Park Geoss ©
Adventure Park Geoss
Hell Cave ©
Hell Cave

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Šentrupert

Šentrupert ©
Šentrupert is a village in the traditional Lower Carniola region in southeastern Slovenia. Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Bloke (in Nova Vas), Stari Trg pri Lozu (Snežnik Castle, Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum, &more) and Velika Planina (in Stahovica). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Land of Hayracks.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Šentrupert driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Litija to Šentrupert takes an hour. In August in Šentrupert, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Šentrupert

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stari Trg pri Lozu, Lake Bloke, Velika Planina
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Velika Planina ©
Velika Planina
Snežnik Castle ©
Snežnik Castle
Lake Bloke ©
Lake Bloke

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