8 days in Cerkno & Novo Mesto Itinerary

8 days in Cerkno & Novo Mesto Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia route planner

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Cerkno
— 4 nights
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Novo Mesto
— 3 nights
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Cerkno

— 4 nights
A small but important cultural center, Cerkno offers different types of activities throughout the year.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cerkno: Lake Bloke (in Nova Vas), Vrhnika (Ljubljanica River Exhibition & Human Fish Brewery) and Snežnik Castle (in Stari Trg pri Lozu). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Franja Partisan Hospital, stroll through Divje Babe Archaeological Park, get outside with RockVelo, and learn about winemaking at Winery Tilia Estate.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cerkno travel route planning tool.

Ljubljana to Cerkno is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In March in Cerkno, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Novo Mesto.

Things to do in Cerkno

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Novo Mesto

— 3 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Cross Cave (in Grahovo), Podčetrtek (Spas, Olimje Monastery, &more) and Pivka Park of Military History (in Pivka). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Novo Mesto Cathedral, take in nature's colorful creations at Otočec Castle Park, steep yourself in history at Breg, and play a few rounds at Golf Grad Otočec.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Novo Mesto online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cerkno to Novo Mesto takes 2 hours. In April in Novo Mesto, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Novo Mesto

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips