17 days in Kočevje & Velenje Itinerary

17 days in Kočevje & Velenje Itinerary

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Kočevje — 14 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kočevje side-trips: Slivnica (in Cerknica), Lake Bloke (in Nova Vas) and Stari Trg pri Lozu (Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum & Snežnik Castle). Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 18th (Sat) at Terme Dolenjske Spa. There's lots more to do: Head underground at Cross Cave, take in the pleasant sights at Pristava Tourist Village, explore the historical opulence of Bogenšperk Castle, and examine the collection at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kočevje journey planner.

Ljubljana to Kočevje is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Ljubljana in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Kočevje. You will leave for Velenje on the 28th (Tue).
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Velenje — 2 nights

With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Velenje: Celje (Celje Castle & Celje Regional Museum). On the 30th (Thu), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Velenje Beach. And it doesn't end there: go deep underground at The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, appreciate the history behind Tito Statue, get a new perspective on nature at The House of Minerals, and explore the world behind art at Velenje Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Velenje travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kočevje to Velenje takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kočevje in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Velenje, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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