3 days in Lower Carniola Region Itinerary

3 days in Lower Carniola Region Itinerary

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Novo Mesto
— 1 day
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Metlika
— 1 night
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Semič
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Kočevje
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Žužemberk
— 1 night
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Novo Mesto — 1 day

Novo Mesto is the city on a bend of the Krka River in the City Municipality of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia. On the 9th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Novo Mesto Cathedral, then stroll around Otočec Castle Park, and then examine the collection at Museum of Dolenjska.

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Ljubljana to Novo Mesto is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Novo Mesto can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Metlika.
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Metlika — 1 night

Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Metlika trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Novo Mesto to Metlika takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will leave for Semič on the 10th (Fri).
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Semič

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Semič trip itinerary app.

Semič is just a stone's throw from Metlika. You'll set off for Kočevje on the 10th (Fri).
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Kočevje

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.
Before you visit Kočevje, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Semič to Kočevje in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Kočevje, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Žužemberk.
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Žužemberk — 1 night

Žužemberk, is a town and a municipality in the Dinaric Alps of Slovenia, located south-east of the Slovenian capital of Ljubljana. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Žužemberk Castle.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Žužemberk holiday planner.

Getting from Kočevje to Žužemberk by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Traveling from Kočevje in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Žužemberk, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive back home.
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Lower Carniola Region travel guide

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