9 days in Lower Carniola Region Itinerary

9 days in Lower Carniola Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lower Carniola Region planner

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Grosuplje
— 1 night
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Metlika
— 4 nights
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Brežice
— 3 nights
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Grosuplje

— 1 night
Grosuplje is a town in central Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): Head underground at Mayor's Cave, explore the engaging exhibits at Open-Air Museum of Josip Jurčič, then see the interesting displays at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre, and finally explore the historical opulence of Ribnica Castle and Museum. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Pristava Tourist Village, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stična Abbey, then step into the grandiose world of Žužemberk Castle, and finally examine the collection at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grosuplje tour planning tool.

Ljubljana to Grosuplje is an approximately half hour car ride. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Metlika.

Things to do in Grosuplje

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 22:

Metlika

— 4 nights
Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Metlika: Veliki Rog (in Kočevje), House of Living Heritage (in Šmarješke Toplice) and Novo Mesto (Main Square, Novo Mesto Cathedral, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Bela Krajina Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Kolpa River, look for all kinds of wild species at River Krupa Spring, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pleterje Charterhouse Monastery.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Metlika trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Grosuplje to Metlika in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Brežice.

Things to do in Metlika

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 22 — 26:

Brežice

— 3 nights
A small town near the Croat border, Brezice experienced a tumultuous history typical for diverse border settlements.
Venture out of the city with trips to Otočec Castle Park (in Otočec), Sevnica Castle (in Sevnica) and Kostanjevica Cave (in Kostanjevica na Krki). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Brežice Castle, meet the residents at Na Jasi, see the sky in a new way at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Brežice itinerary planning website.

Getting from Metlika to Brežice by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Brežice are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Brežice

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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