60 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Koper Itinerary

60 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Koper Itinerary

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Metlika
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Metlika
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Ribnica
— 3 nights
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Koper
— 27 nights
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Ljubljana
— 28 nights
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Metlika — 1 night

Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Galerija Kambič, then explore the activities along Kolpa River, and then see the interesting displays at Bela Krajina Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Metlika trip itinerary maker.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to Metlika is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Metlika, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Metlika are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Ribnica.
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Ribnica — 3 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ribnica: Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu) and Cerknica (Slivnica, Kebe Museum of Lake Cerknica, &more).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ribnica trip planner.

Getting from Metlika to Ribnica by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. August in Ribnica sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Koper.
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Koper — 27 nights

A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Koper: Postojna (Predjama Castle & Postojna Cave), Solkan (Sveta Gora (Holy Mountain) & Solkan Bridge) and Pivka (Ecomuseum of the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka, Museo Militare Di Pivka, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Ribnica to Koper takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Ribnica in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Koper, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana — 28 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Kozjak Waterfall (in Kobarid), Stična Abbey (in Grosuplje) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). Spend the 5th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Dedicate the 9th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and stroll around Tivoli Park.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in September, things will get a bit cooler in Ljubljana: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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