Experience the whole of Slovenia in this comprehensive 7 day tour. From castles to caves, and then onto the coast. Back up into the mountains to see tranquil lakes and snack on divine cream cakes. Finish back in Ljubljana and you can even take a free transfer to Venice if you wish to continue your journey in Italy.
Planning your holiday is easy,and speak to your friendly Consultant.
Day 1 Ljubljana or Venice
Arrive in Ljubljana or Venice Airport (approx 3 hour drive) and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax or to begin exploring. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director for an orientation meeting and welcome drink.
Hotel: Hotel Central
Day 2: Ljubljana – Postojna – Piran
This morning will include a sightseeing tour of Ljubljana before departing for the Karst Region in the south. Postojna Caves you will experience the adventure of exploring one of Europe’s largest cave systems by miniature electric train. After this tour you will next visit a nearby wine producer for Teran wine and prosciutto tasting. Your day continues with a drive to Piran located on the beautiful Slovenian coast for dinner and overnight.
Hotel: Hotel Piran
Day 3: Piran – Portoroz – Nova Gorika
A morning tour of Venetian-inspired Piran is followed by a visit to the nearby resort of Portoroz. Continue to the hilly region of Gorisca Brda. Discover the charming town of Smartno and have dinner at a local tourist farm. Overnight in Nova Gorica.
Hotel: Hotel Perla
Day 4: Soca Valley – Bled
Drive along the emerald-green Soca River to Kobarid, featured in Hemmingway’s Farewell to Arms and visit the town’s World War I museum. In the afternoon, arrive at Slovenia’s gem, the idyllic town of Bled situated in the midst of the Julian Alps.
Hotel: Hotel Park or Rikli Balance Hotel, 3 nights
Day 5: Bled
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of beautiful Lake Bled and visit its imposing castle perched high on the surrounding cliffs. On return to the lake shore taste the famous Bled cream cake. In the afternoon take a tour to one of Slovenia’s oldest towns, Skofja Loka, dominated by its medieval castle. After the sightseeing tour visit Nace homestead and taste some of the local products.
Day 6: Bled – Bohinj – Bled
Today take an excursion to idyllic Lake Bohinj, equal in beauty to the popular Lake Bled. Enjoy a relaxing walk along the lake shore and take a cable car to Mt. Vogel from where you will admire the Julian Alps. Enroute, visit the Shepherd’s Museum where some of Slovenia’s top quality cheese is produced. Take in the magnificent vistas of the valley and mountains at Lake Bohinj before returning to Bled for a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 7: Bled
Your Experience Slovenia tour concludes after breakfast with a departure transfer to Ljubljana or Venice Airport (approx 3.5 hour drive) for your onward journey.
|2019 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|August: 05, 26||$2,640.00||$3,310.00|
|September: 09, 30||$2,640.00||$3,310.00|
|Meals:||6 breakfasts, 3 dinners|
|Transport:||Airport Transfers & air-conditioned coach|
|Accommodation:||7 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||English-speaking Tour Director|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.