6 days in Ljubljana, Idrija & Novo Mesto Itinerary

6 days in Ljubljana, Idrija & Novo Mesto Itinerary

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Ljubljana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Idrija
— 1 night
Drive
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Novo Mesto
— 1 night
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Ljubljana

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ljubljana Old Town and Galerija Mikame. Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Contemporary History and Galerija Hest. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Bled (Bled Castle & Bled Island) and Museum of Apiculture (in Radovljica). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, take in the views from Triple Bridge, see the interesting displays at House of Illusions, and explore the ancient world of City Museum of Ljubljana.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana driving holiday planning tool.

Belgrade, Serbia to Ljubljana is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Belgrade in September, with highs in Ljubljana at 23°C and lows at 11°C. On the 10th (Thu), you're off to Idrija.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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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 (Thu): see the interesting displays at Hg Smeltery, brush up on your military savvy at Idrija War Museum, and then explore the galleries of Gewerkenegg Castle.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Idrija trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Idrija takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Idrija are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Idrija

Museums · Historic Sites

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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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Božidar Jakac Art Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Galerija Kambič, then examine the collection at Bela Krajina Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Dolenjska, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Monastery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Novo Mesto day trip planner.

You can drive from Idrija to Novo Mesto in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips