12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

12 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Kočevje
— 2 nights
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Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
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Kranjska Gora
— 2 nights
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Slovenj Gradec
— 2 nights
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Moravske Toplice
— 3 nights
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Kočevje

— 2 nights
Together with the Krokar primeval forest, which is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Kočevje Region makes for a truly mystical forest landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): make a trip to Lake Bloke, Head underground at Cross Cave, then explore the galleries of Snežnik Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Žužemberk Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House, take a peaceful walk through Krokar Primeval Forest, and then explore the striking landscape at Veliki Rog.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kočevje travel route builder website.

Novo Mesto to Kočevje is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Traveling from Novo Mesto in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kočevje, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Kočevje

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Nova Gorica

— 2 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
On the 3rd (Tue), Head underground at Škocjan Caves, learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Tolmin Gorge, then see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

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You can drive from Kočevje to Nova Gorica in 2 hours. Traveling from Kočevje in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Nova Gorica, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

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Kranjska Gora

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Get out of town with these interesting Kranjska Gora side-trips: Peričnik Falls (in Mojstrana) and Bovec (Ravelnik Open Air Museum & Parasailing & Paragliding). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Vršič Pass, make a trip to The Russian Chapel, ski along the peaceful trails at Planica Nordic Centre & Zipline, and appreciate the views at Zgornjesavska Valley.

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Traveling by car from Nova Gorica to Kranjska Gora takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, Kranjska Gora is little chillier than Nova Gorica - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Slovenj Gradec.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Slovenj Gradec

— 2 nights
Slovenj Gradec is a town in northern Slovenia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, ponder the design of Green Gold Beer Fountain, and then make a trip to Lake Šmartno.

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Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Slovenj Gradec takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Slovenj Gradec are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Moravske Toplice.

Things to do in Slovenj Gradec

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Moravske Toplice

— 3 nights
Holidays in Moravske Toplice usually include various treatments at the local spa, where thermal waters ensure you find your inner peace and rejuvenate your body.
Get out of town with these interesting Moravske Toplice side-trips: Ptuj (The Minorite Monastery of Saints Peter and Paul, Terme Ptuj, &more), Farm Firbas (in Cerkvenjak) and Jeruzalem Church (in Ivanjkovci). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Terme 3000, learn about winemaking at Wineries & Vineyards, contemplate the long history of Grandmother's Mill, and tee off at Golf Course Livada.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Moravske Toplice vacation builder site.

You can drive from Slovenj Gradec to Moravske Toplice in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Moravske Toplice

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.

Koroška travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Monuments · History Museums

Prekmurje Region travel guide

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Spas · Observation Decks · Castles