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, admire the masterpieces 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 Muzej Ribnica. 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.
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Metlika — 4 nights

Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Metlika: House of Living Heritage (in Šmarješke Toplice), Veliki Rog (in Kočevje) 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.
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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). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Brežice Castle, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, look and learn at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360, and view the masterpieces at Božidar Jakac Art Museum.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brežice holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Metlika to Brežice takes 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 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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