DAY 1 • MONDAY: ARRIVAL TO LJUBLJANA OR VENICE
You will be met at the airport Ljubljana or Venice and driven to the hotel. Later, gather with your tour guide and other traveling companions for a Welcome drink.
DAY 2 • TUESDAY: LJUBLJANA – POSTOJNA – PIRAN
Morning city tour the charming Slovenia’s capital and largest city which is also one of Europe’s greenest and most liveable capitals. Car traffic in the centre is restricted leaving the banks of the green Ljubljanica River free for pedestrians and cyclists. The old town strongly reminds of the 500 years of history under the Habsburg empire with its Viennese architecture and in summer, numerous cafes set up outside seating along the river. You will visit of its most remarkable sights: the Three Bridges, the Dragon Bridge, the Cathedral, the Castle, the Prešeren Square, the University building, the Ljubljanica River…Continue of our Slovenia Escorted tour to Postojna and visit the famous cave, one of the largest in the world, among Slovenia’s most popular attractions and its stalagmite and stalactite formations are unequalled anywhere. An electric train will take you into the caves and then enjoy in the underground karst world, where nature was the main architect through the millennia and has formed amazing formations. Then we proceed to a nearby wine producer for a wine and prosciutto tasting. Drive to Piran, everybody’s favourite Slovenian coastal city, very picturesque and sitting at the tip of a narrow peninsula, one of the best preserved historical towns anywhere on the Adriatic and a gem of Venetian Gothic architecture.
DAY 3 • WEDNESDAY: PIRAN – PORTOROZ – GORISKA BRDA
In Piran you will enjoy some free time for a stroll along the sea or the narrow Istrian streets. Then we head to Portoroz, a popular seaside resort. Then continue to the hilly wine region of Goriska Brda where you enjoy typical dinner in a local tourist farm. Overnight in Nova Gorica.
DAY 4 • THURSDAY: SOCA VALLEY – BLED
After breakfast we drive along the emerald green Soca River. We stop in Kobarid, where we visit the museum which displays exhibits on the events that occurred during World War I and gives you a detailed and initmate view of one of the greatest battles of WW1. Then we continue the Escorted tour to Slovenia’s most popular tourist resort – Bled. Evening at leisure. Overnight.
DAY 5 • FRIDAY: BLED
After breakfast sightseeing of this charming town, the lakeshore and visit Bled Castle clinging to a rocky 139 m high cliff. There you have lovely scenic views. We return to the lake and try the typical good cream cake ‘kremsnita’. In the afternoon we drive to Skofja Loka, one of the most authentic medieval towns in Slovenia. After the walking tour we visit the ‘Homestead’ and taste some of the local products. Overnight
DAY 6 • SATURDAY: BLED – BOHINJ
Today tour to the valley of Bohinj with its unspoiled nature, a glacial lake amidst the Julian Alps, with its brooding, eerily calm and silent body of water, this lake is a nature lovers paradise. See the church of St. John the Baptist, a church on the northern side of the Sava Bohinjka. Take a cable car to Mt. Vogel, from where you will admire the stunning Julian Alps. On the way back to Bled we visit the Shepherd’s Museum and taste some of the best Slovenian cheeses. Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. Overnight.
DAY 7 • SUNDAY: DEPARTURE FROM LJUBLJANA OR VENICE
Breakfast, end of the Slovenia tour, transfer to the airport for your departure flight.
|Per person in twin:||1660 EUR|
|Single room supplement:||420 EUR|