6 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Novo Mesto Itinerary

6 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia & Novo Mesto Itinerary

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Start: Idrija
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Idrija
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
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Škofja Loka
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
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Kamnik
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Novo Mesto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
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Kočevje
— Few hours
End: Kočevje

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Idrija

Idrija ©
While on holiday in Idrija, you'll be able to see a World Heritage Site featuring one of the largest mercury mines in the entire world.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get all the information you need at Tourist Information Centre Idrija.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Idrija day trip website.

If you are flying in from Serbia, the closest major aiport is Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Idrija can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Škofja Loka.
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Tourist Information Centre Idrija ©
Tourist Information Centre Idrija

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Škofja Loka

Škofja Loka ©
Skofja Loka works great as a starting point for explorations into the Julian Alps, very near the country's capital Ljubljana.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Capuchin Bridge as well as Capuchin Church. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the views from Capuchin Bridge and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Capuchin Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Škofja Loka trip planning app.

You can drive from Idrija to Škofja Loka in an hour. May in Škofja Loka sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Škofja Loka

Historic Sites
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Capuchin Church ©
Capuchin Church
Capuchin Bridge ©
Capuchin Bridge

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Ljubljana

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Stand-Up Paddleboarding has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, then find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, and then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take in the views from Triple Bridge, then make a trip to Mestni Trg, and finally stroll around Tivoli Park.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana travel route planner.

Ljubljana is just a stone's throw from Škofja Loka. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods Outdoors Tours
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Tivoli Park ©
Tivoli Park

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Kamnik

Kamnik ©
History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Krvavec, then stroll around Volčji Potok Arboretum, and then explore the ancient world of Little Castle.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kamnik trip maker website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Kamnik in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Kamnik are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Kamnik

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Volčji Potok Arboretum, Krvavec
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Volčji Potok Arboretum ©
Volčji Potok Arboretum
Little Castle ©
Little Castle
Krvavec ©
Krvavec

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Novo Mesto

Novo Mesto
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brežice Castle.

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You can drive from Kamnik to Novo Mesto in 1.5 hours. In May in Novo Mesto, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kočevje.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trip

Brežice Castle
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Novo Mesto Cathedral
Novo Mesto Cathedral
Otočec Castle Park ©
Otočec Castle Park
Brežice Castle ©
Brežice Castle

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Kočevje

Kočevje ©
Together with the Krokar primeval forest, which is inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Kočevje Region makes for a truly mystical forest landscape.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Veliki Rog. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get great views at Veliki Rog.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kočevje trip planner.

You can drive from Novo Mesto to Kočevje in an hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kočevje when traveling from Novo Mesto in May, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kočevje

Nature Parks
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Veliki Rog ©
Veliki Rog