6 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Novo Mesto Itinerary

6 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Novo Mesto Itinerary

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Idrija
Drive
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Škofja Loka
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kamnik
— 1 day
Drive
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Novo Mesto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kočevje

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Idrija

While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get all the information you need at Tourist Information Centre Idrija.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Idrija day trip website.

If you are flying in from Serbia, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Idrija can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Škofja Loka.
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Škofja Loka

Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Capuchin Bridge as well as Capuchin Church. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the views from Capuchin Bridge and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capuchin Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Škofja Loka trip planning app.

You can drive from Idrija to Škofja Loka in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. May in Škofja Loka sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Historic Sites
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Ljubljana

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Stand-Up Paddleboarding has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then make a trip to Mestni Trg, and finally stroll around Tivoli Park.

For more things to do and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana travel route planner.

You can drive from Škofja Loka to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors
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Kamnik

— 1 day
History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Krvavec and then walk around Volčji Potok Arboretum.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kamnik trip planner.

Kamnik is just a short distance from Ljubljana. In May, daytime highs in Kamnik are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Kamnik

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Brežice Castle.

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You can drive from Kamnik to Novo Mesto in 1.5 hours. In May in Novo Mesto, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kočevje.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Veliki Rog. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get great views at Veliki Rog.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kočevje trip planner.

You can drive from Novo Mesto to Kočevje in an hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kočevje when traveling from Novo Mesto in May, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kočevje

Parks · Nature
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