6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

6 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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— 1 day
— 2 nights
Novo Mesto
— 3 nights
Kostanjevica na Krki


Pivka — 1 day

For a small town, Pivka offers a surprising number of activities for all kinds of travelers.
On the 26th (Thu), make a trip to Museo Militare Di Pivka, see the interesting displays at Pivka Park of Military History, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cerknica Lake.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pivka trip maker website.

Ljubljana to Pivka is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Pivka when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Piran.
Nature · Museums · Parks
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Walls of Piran, enjoy the sand and surf at Portorož Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Tartini Square. On the next day, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Piran online route planner.

Drive from Pivka to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Novo Mesto.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Novo Mesto — 3 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. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Terme Čatež and Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360. Get out of town with these interesting Novo Mesto side-trips: Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Brežice Castle (in Brežice) and Stari Trg pri Lozu (Snežnik Castle & Hunting Collection and Dormouse Museum). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park, see the interesting displays at Bela Krajina Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Kolpa River.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Novo Mesto online trip maker.

Drive from Piran to Novo Mesto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Novo Mesto are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Kostanjevica na Krki.
Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips
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Kostanjevica na Krki

History buffs will likely spend much of their Kostanjevica na Krki vacation exploring the local museum, a former monastery and one of the country's finest medieval monuments.
To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kostanjevica na Krki journey planner.

You can drive from Novo Mesto to Kostanjevica na Krki in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Tue).
Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
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Slovenia travel guide

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.