29 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

29 days in Ljubljana & Central Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ljubljana & Central Slovenia travel route planner

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Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Metlika
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Metlika
— 1 night
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Kočevje
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 25 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Madrid

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Metlika

— 1 night
Metlika is a town and municipality in the southeastern Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Kolpa River, explore the world behind art at Galerija Kambič, and then see the interesting displays at Bela Krajina Museum.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Metlika trip itinerary maker site.

Madrid, Spain to Metlika is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Madrid in August, things will get a bit cooler in Metlika: highs are around 32°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kočevje.

Things to do in Metlika

Museums · Parks · Nature

Kočevje

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the activities along Lake Kočevje, then see the interesting displays at Kočevje Regional Museum in Šeškov House, and then take a peaceful walk through Krokar Primeval Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Ribnica Castle and Museum, examine the collection at Public Institute Ribnica Handicraft Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Stephen, and finally explore the striking landscape at Veliki Rog.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kočevje trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Metlika to Kočevje takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Kočevje when traveling from Metlika in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kočevje

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ljubljana

— 25 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Idrija (Idrija War Museum, Gewerkenegg Castle, &more), Kamnik (St Primoz Church, Church of Immaculate Conception, &more) and Škofja Loka (Capuchin Church, Mount Blegoš, &more). Spend the 8th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 10th (Tue) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Ljubljana.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip app.

Traveling by car from Kočevje to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kočevje in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips