9 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Gornji Grad Itinerary

9 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Gornji Grad Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 5 nights
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Gornji Grad
— 3 nights
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Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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Ljubljana

— 5 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Spend the 25th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 27th (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, visit Metelkova, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Ljubljana is 6 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in September, expect Ljubljana to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Gornji Grad.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife
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Gornji Grad

— 3 nights
Gornji Grad is the largest settlement and the administrative centre of the Municipality of Gornji Grad in Slovenia.GeographyIt is located on the Dreta River, a right tributary of the Savinja, in the southeastern foothills of the Kamnik–Savinja Alps, about 36km east of Celje and 55km north of Ljubljana. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Gornji Grad Cathedral and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Velika Planina. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Grom Motorcycle Museum, then see the interesting displays at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Plečnik Monument.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gornji Grad trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Gornji Grad takes 1.5 hours. September in Gornji Grad sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gornji Grad

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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