28 days in Lower Carniola Region Itinerary

28 days in Lower Carniola Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lower Carniola Region trip planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Brežice
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Brežice
— 3 nights
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Metlika
— 1 night
Drive
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Kočevje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 21 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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Brežice

— 3 nights
A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
Venture out of the city with trips to Otočec Castle Park (in Otočec), Sevnica Castle (in Sevnica) and Spas (in Šmarješke Toplice). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle, Head underground at Kostanjevica Cave, contemplate the long history of Breg, and pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Monastery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brežice tour itinerary builder site.

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India to Brežice is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Brežice, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) in January; daily highs in Brežice reach 5°C and lows reach -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Metlika.

Things to do in Brežice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:

Metlika

— 1 night
Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at River Krupa Spring, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kolpa River, and then examine the collection at Bela Krajina Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Metlika trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brežice to Metlika takes 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Kočevje.

Things to do in Metlika

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 16 — 17:

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.
On the 18th (Tue), relax and rejuvenate at Terme Dolenjske Spa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House, then delve into the lush surroundings at Krokar Primeval Forest, and then see the interesting displays at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kočevje trip planner.

Traveling by car from Metlika to Kočevje takes 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Metlika in January, with highs in Kočevje at 10°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kočevje

Spas · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:

Ljubljana

— 21 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step out of Ljubljana with an excursion to Stična Abbey in Grosuplje--about 40 minutes away. Dedicate the 24th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Spend the 27th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and walk around Congress Square (Kongresni trg).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana online holiday builder.

You can drive from Kočevje to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kočevje in January: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 5°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Lower Carniola Region travel guide

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Castles · Bridges · Landmarks