5 days in Thermal Pannonian Slovenia Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Drive to Velenje
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Velenje
— 1 day
Drive
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Ptuj
— 2 nights
Drive
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Novo Mesto
— 2 nights
Drive to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, Fly to Warsaw

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Velenje — 1 day

With its lakes and well-maintained grassy beaches, Velenje will satisfy every tourist eager to relax or take a swim during summer months.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): go deep underground at The Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, explore the world behind art at Velenje Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Vovk Mill.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Velenje attractions planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Velenje is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Warsaw in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Velenje, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ptuj.
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Ptuj — 2 nights

A tour of Ptuj reveals an old town filled with new experiences.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): walk around City Park, then explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Marija - Ptujskogorska Mother of God, then contemplate the long history of Terme Ptuj, then see the interesting displays at Ptuj Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Prešernova Street.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Ptuj trip builder website.

You can drive from Velenje to Ptuj in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ptuj can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Novo Mesto.
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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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Božidar Jakac Art Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Brežice Castle, then boost your wellbeing at Terme Čatež, and finally look and learn at Planetarium in Sfericni Kino Astroport 360. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, then admire the natural beauty at Otočec Castle Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Novo Mesto Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Breg.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Novo Mesto online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ptuj to Novo Mesto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Novo Mesto, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive back home.
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