6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Kočevska Reka
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Kočevska Reka
Drive
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Novo Mesto
— 1 night
Drive
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Murska Sobota
— 1 night
Drive
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Maribor
— 1 night
Drive
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Kranj
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 1 night
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Barcelona

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Kočevska Reka

Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Kostel Castle.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kočevska Reka holiday planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Kočevska Reka is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Novo Mesto.
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Highlights from your trip

Novo Mesto — 1 night

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 7th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Novo Mesto Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Monastery, and finally contemplate the long history of Breg.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Novo Mesto trip planner.

Getting from Kočevska Reka to Novo Mesto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Murska Sobota.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Murska Sobota — 1 night

Murska Sobota features that distinctive charm of a small town in picturesque Central Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Vulkanija Adventure Park, learn about winemaking at Radgonske Gorice, steep yourself in history at Murska Sobota Castle, then don't miss a visit to Otok Ljubezni, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. John the Baptist’s Church.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Murska Sobota trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Novo Mesto to Murska Sobota in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Murska Sobota are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Maribor.
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Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites
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Maribor — 1 night

Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): learn the secrets of beer at Tasting Maribor, make a trip to The Leon Stukelj Square, look for gifts at Vino Valdhuber, then hit the slopes at Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Perfect Body.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Maribor road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Murska Sobota to Maribor takes an hour. December in Maribor sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kranj.
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Parks · Spas · Wineries · Shopping
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Kranj — 1 night

The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): stop by Atelje Skulj - Pottery Studio, hit the slopes at Krvavec, and then relax and rejuvenate at SPA Zbilje - Private Wellness Ljubljana nature.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kranj travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Maribor to Kranj by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 1 night

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 11th (Sun), snap pictures at Triple Bridge, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ljubljana online tour itinerary maker.

Ljubljana is very close to Kranj. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.
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