9 days in Novo Mesto & Ljubljana Itinerary

9 days in Novo Mesto & Ljubljana Itinerary

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Novo Mesto
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana
— 6 nights

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Novo Mesto

— 2 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. On the 26th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museum of Dolenjska, admire the masterpieces at Božidar Jakac Art Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Novo Mesto Cathedral, then admire the natural beauty at Otočec Castle Park, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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If you are flying in from Norway, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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Ljubljana

— 6 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Triglav National Park, Ojstrica, &more), Pokljuka Gorge (in Krnica) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave.

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Traveling by car from Novo Mesto to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

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