22 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

22 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Zagreb, Shuttle to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana
— 19 nights
Drive
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Kočevje
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Barcelona

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Ljubljana — 19 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visit Ljubljana Castle and Plečnik's House for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Gradisko Lake (in Lukovica), Kamnik (Natural Health Resort, Kamniška Bistrica Valley, &more) and Litija (Adventure Park Geoss & Bogenšperk Castle). Spend the 23rd (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, walk around Tivoli Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip site.

Barcelona, Spain to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Barcelona in June, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Kočevje.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trips
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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 8th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Kolpa River, then take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Rog, and then take a peaceful walk through Krokar Primeval Forest.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Kočevje journey planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Kočevje takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Ljubljana in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kočevje, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
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Nature · Parks · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9: