14 days in Nova Gorica & Vipava Valley, Dolenjska & Prekmurje Region Itinerary

14 days in Nova Gorica & Vipava Valley, Dolenjska & Prekmurje Region Itinerary

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Nova Gorica
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Novo Mesto
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Moravske Toplice
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Nova Gorica

— 5 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Venture out of the city with trips to Otlica Natural Window (in Ajdovščina), Winery Tilia Estate (in Dobravlje) and Vipavski Križ Castle (in Vipavski Križ). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jewish Cemetery, head outdoors with Magma X, and get great views at Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain).

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Ljubljana to Nova Gorica is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nova Gorica, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries

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Novo Mesto

— 4 nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Novo Mesto: Land of Hayracks (in Šentrupert), Šentjernej (Pleterje Charterhouse Monastery & Pleterje Open-Air Museum) and Žužemberk Castle (in Žužemberk). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park, get to know the fascinating history of Main Square, contemplate the long history of Breg, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery.

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You can drive from Nova Gorica to Novo Mesto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Novo Mesto are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Moravske Toplice.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

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Moravske Toplice

— 4 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.
Explore Moravske Toplice's surroundings by going to Sotinski breg (in Rogašovci) and Sikalu ZOO (in Radenci). And it doesn't end there: play a few rounds at Golf Course Livada, take in panoramic vistas at Vinarium Tower, take an in-depth tour of Synagogue Lendava, and view the masterpieces at Lendava Castle.

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Getting from Novo Mesto to Moravske Toplice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Moravske Toplice

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors · Museums

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Prekmurje Region travel guide

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Spas · Observation Decks · Castles