5 days in Celje & Novo Mesto Itinerary

5 days in Celje & Novo Mesto Itinerary

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Celje
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Novo Mesto
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Celje

— 2 nights
An old city with a modern vibe, Celje features a castle and historical town center, surrounded by a green landscpe tailor-made for an exciting and active holiday.
Get out of town with these interesting Celje side-trips: Velika Planina (in Stahovica), Volčji Potok Arboretum (in Radomlje) and Spas (in Podčetrtek). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno, experience rural life at Logar Valley Landscape Park, and see the interesting displays at Celje Regional Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Celje trip itinerary planner.

Ljubljana to Celje is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Celje

Parks · Museums · Nature · Spas

Side Trips

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Novo Mesto

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Terme Čatež, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Breg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Novo Mesto Cathedral, and then examine the collection at Museum of Dolenjska.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Novo Mesto trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Celje to Novo Mesto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Parks

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