27 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

27 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ljubljana & Central Slovenia trip planner
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Ljubljana
— 22 nights
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Kočevje
— 3 nights
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Metlika
— 1 night
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Ljubljana — 22 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Gradisko Lake (in Lukovica), Kamnik (Zaprice Castle, Franciscan Monastery, &more) and Idrija (Hg Smeltery & Gewerkenegg Castle). Spend the 28th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 9th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Ljubljana. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Kočevje.
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Kočevje — 3 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.
Kočevje is known for museums and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Krokar Primeval Forest, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Stephen, explore the historical opulence of Muzej Ribnica, and learn about all things military at Škrilj Bunker.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Kočevje vacation planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Kočevje in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Ljubljana in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Kočevje, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Metlika.
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Metlika — 1 night

Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): explore the activities along Kolpa River, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Kambič, and then examine the collection at Bela Krajina Museum.

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

Getting from Kočevje to Metlika by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kočevje in June since evenings lows in Metlika dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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