9 days in Lower Carniola Region Itinerary

9 days in Lower Carniola Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ljubljana
Drive:  30 min
1
Grosuplje
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Metlika
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Brežice
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
End: Ljubljana

1
night
Grosuplje

Grosuplje ©
Grosuplje is a town in central Slovenia. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): Head underground at Zupanova jama cave, admire the masterpieces at Open Air Museum of Josip Jurcic, 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 Abbey Sticna, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Zuzemberk, and finally examine the collection at Šeškov House.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, 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

Side Trips

Ribnica, Ivančna Gorica, Chateau de Zuzemberk, Šeškov House
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Zupanova jama cave ©
Zupanova jama cave

4
nights
Metlika

Metlika
Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Metlika: Novo Mesto (Main Square, Novo Mesto Cathedral, &more), Veliki Rog (in Kočevje) and House of Living Heritage (in Šmarješke Toplice). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Belokranjski Muzej, explore the world behind art at Galerija Kambic, pause for some serene contemplation at Pleterje Charterhouse Monastery, and look for all kinds of wild species at River Krupa Spring.

To find 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

Side Trips

Novo Mesto, Veliki Rog, Pleterje Charterhouse Monastery, Šokčev Dvor, House of Living Heritage
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Novo Mesto Cathedral
Novo Mesto Cathedral
Belokranjski Muzej ©
Belokranjski Muzej
Galerija Kambic ©
Galerija Kambic

3
nights
Brežice

Brežice ©
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 Museum of Dolenjska (in Novo Mesto), Otočec Castle Park (in Otočec) and Sevnica Castle (in Sevnica). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Brežice Castle, play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otocec, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and see the sky in a new way at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Brežice trip builder site.

You can drive from Metlika to Brežice in 1.5 hours. In May in Brežice, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Brežice

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Novo Mesto, Kostanjevica na Krki, Čatež ob Savi, Pleterje Open-Air Museum, Spas
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Brežice Castle ©
Brežice Castle
Otočec Castle Park ©
Otočec Castle Park
Na Jasi ©
Na Jasi