18 days in Kočevje, Soča Valley & Brda Itinerary

18 days in Kočevje, Soča Valley & Brda Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Kočevje
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Kočevje
— 7 nights
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Tolmin
— 2 nights
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Kobarid
— 5 nights
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Dobrovo
— 3 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Amsterdam

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Kočevje

— 7 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.
Kids will enjoy Pristava Tourist Village and Open-Air Museum of Josip Jurčič. Explore hidden gems such as Bogenšperk Castle and Krokar Primeval Forest. Get out of town with these interesting Kočevje side-trips: Mašun Castle (in Ilirska Bistrica), Slivnica (in Cerknica) and Lake Bloke (in Nova Vas). Treat yourself to a day of pampering on the 12th (Sat) at Terme Dolenjske Spa. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Snežnik Castle, explore the striking landscape at Veliki Rog, examine the collection at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House, and step into the grandiose world of Žužemberk Castle.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kočevje trip site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kočevje is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in September: high temperatures in Kočevje hover around 27°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tolmin.

Things to do in Kočevje

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Tolmin

— 2 nights
At the picturesque confluence of two rivers, Tolmin offers quick access to a range of exciting outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take a tour by water with Maya Team, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial Church of the Holy Spirit, and then make a trip to Tolmin Castle. On your second day here, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, admire the masterpieces at Tolmin Museum, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge.

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Drive from Kočevje to Tolmin in 2.5 hours. September in Tolmin sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kobarid.

Things to do in Tolmin

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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Kobarid

— 5 nights
At the very heart of picturesque Soca Valley, Kobarid delivers some of the most stunning views of Slovenia's highest peaks, as well as a chance to enjoy some exciting alpine rivers.
Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Koseč Gorges. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Mary of the Assumption church and Ravelnik Open Air Museum. Explore Kobarid's surroundings by going to Bovec (Mangart Saddle, Predil Pass, &more). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on Kayak Soča, make a trip to Italian Charnel House, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Inc. Kobarid, and get the lay of the land with The Walks of Peace.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kobarid visit planner.

Kobarid is just a stone's throw from Tolmin. Traveling from Tolmin in September, expect Kobarid to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dobrovo.

Things to do in Kobarid

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Dobrovo

— 3 nights
Near the Italian border, Dobrovo remains a small settlement in a region known for its hilly orchards, vineyards, and olive groves.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vipolže Villa and Krčnik Troughs. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Šmartno, stroll around Sabotin - Peace Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Gonjače Viewing Tower, and get engrossed in the history at Sabotin Park Miru.

To find out how to plan a trip to Dobrovo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kobarid to Dobrovo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kobarid in September; daily highs in Dobrovo reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dobrovo

Museums · Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trip

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