3 days in Žalec & Nova Gorica & Vipava Valley Itinerary

3 days in Žalec & Nova Gorica & Vipava Valley Itinerary

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Žalec
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Nova Gorica
— 2 nights
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Žalec

— 1 day
Occupying the shores of the Savinja River in central Slovenia, Zalec remains famous for its beer fountain, the first one in Europe.
On the 13th (Thu), admire the local landmark of Green Gold Beer Fountain, then Head underground at Hell Cave, then don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno, and finally explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle.

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Ljubljana to Žalec is an approximately 1-hour car ride. May in Žalec sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nova Gorica.

Things to do in Žalec

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Nova Gorica

— 2 nights
A trip to Nova Gorica takes you to the land between the Alps and the sea.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): make a trip to Trg Evrope, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then do a tasting at Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, and finally head outdoors with Magma X. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Stazione Transalpina, take in the views from Solkan Bridge, try to win big at Perla Casino, then get great views at Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain), and finally stroll the grounds of Jewish Cemetery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nova Gorica route maker site.

Traveling by car from Žalec to Nova Gorica takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Nova Gorica

Wineries · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos

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