7 days in Šmarješke Toplice, Novo Mesto & Metlika Itinerary

7 days in Šmarješke Toplice, Novo Mesto & Metlika Itinerary

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Šmarješke Toplice
— 1 night
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Novo Mesto
— 4 nights
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Metlika
— 1 night
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Šmarješke Toplice

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Kostanjevica Cave, then admire the masterpieces at Božidar Jakac Art Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then examine the collection at Pleterje Open-Air Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Šmarješke Toplice trip builder tool.

Ljubljana to Šmarješke Toplice is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In July in Šmarješke Toplice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Šmarješke Toplice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 12:

Novo Mesto

— 4 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. Explore Novo Mesto's surroundings by going to Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu), Celje (Celje Forest Tree House, Lake Šmartno, &more) and Cross Cave (in Grahovo). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Otočec Castle Park, explore the historical opulence of Mašun Castle, identify plant and animal life at Jelenov Greben Homestead, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Novo Mesto day trip planning website.

Novo Mesto is just a stone's throw from Šmarješke Toplice. In July, daily temperatures in Novo Mesto can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Metlika.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:

Metlika

— 1 night
Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. On the 17th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Bela Krajina Museum, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Kambič, and then explore the activities along Kolpa River.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Metlika day trip planning site.

You can drive from Novo Mesto to Metlika in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Metlika

Museums · Parks · Nature
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