The escorted tour of Slovenia will take you to the most impressive places of this green little country in the heart of Europe. Join our small group exploring Slovenia with a professional English-speaking guide and visit the elegant capital of Ljubljana, Alpine pearl of Bled, natural beauty of Soča River, unforgettable Velika planina and much, much more.
Day 1: ARRIVAL TO LJUBLJANA
Arrival to Ljubljana Airport and transfer to the hotel. Free time to explore the city on your own. Accommodation in Ljubljana.
Day 2: LJUBLJANA
After breakfast, guided tour of Ljubljana. In 2016 this pretty little town was proclaimed the first European Green Capital. Your guide will take you on a stroll through the picturesque city centre which is fully adapted for pedestrians and cyclists. Among other sights you will pass the famous congress building, the elegant national library, the baroque cathedral, the main square called “Prešernov trg”, the Triple Bridge and of course the Dragon Bridge – the symbol of the city. Last stop on the tour is the castle of Ljubljana. From there you can enjoy the views over Ljubljana and the mountains that are seen in the distance. At nights the lively streets will invite you to experience the flavours of Ljubljana or enjoy the music that plays on almost every corner. Accommodation in Ljubljana.
Day 3: LJUBLJANA – POSTOJNA CAVE – PIRAN – LJUBLJANA
Breakfast. Transfer to Postojna to visit the Postojna Cave, one of the biggest attractions of Slovenia and the underground world. Postojna cave is famous for being the largest cave in Europe open for sightseeing. The visit is done on foot and by electric train. Later you will make a photo stop by the photogenic Predjama Castle, located under a rock and connected to the caves. Later, transfer to the Slovenian coast and the Venetian town of Piran. With its narrow medieval alleys and high city walls Piran is the best preserved urban cultural monument in the Slovenian Istria also known for its long tradition of salt production. In the afternoon, return to the capital and accommodation in Ljubljana.
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Day 4: LJUBLJANA – VINTGAR – BOHINJ – BLED
After breakfast we will depart towards Triglav National Park. On the way we will make a stop to visit the impressive alpine gorge of Vintgar. Its walls were excavated by the Radovna River and measure from 50 to to 100 meters. The 1.6 km long pathway passes several natural pools and leads to 13 m high waterfall, called Šum. Continue to the valley of Bohinj with a namesake lake, the largest in Slovenia. You will be impressed by the picturesque churches on its shores and the mountain peaks reflecting on the lake’s surface. In the afternoon, we will visit the beautiful Bled and its fairy tale castle parched on a high cliff overlooking the namesake lake. Later we will take a boat trip to the little island where you can ring the wishing bell in the baroque church of St Mary. Night in Bled.
Day 5: BLED – SOČA VALLEY – BLED
After breakfast the route will take us along the panoramic road over the dramatic Vrsic pass among the high peaks of the Julian Alps. On the way we will stop by the Russian chapel – a monument dedicated to the Russian soldiers who built this road during the First World War and died in a snow avalanche. On the other side of Vrsic pass we will enter the valley of the beautiful emerald river Soča and follow the stream all the way to the historical town of Kobarid. During WWI soldiers of different nations were fighting, suffering and dying on the infamous Isonzo Front which was passing through this area. History buffs wills have the optionally to visit the renowned museum dedicated to this era. If you prefer natural attractions, you need to see the gorgeous Kozjak Waterfall. Return to Bled for dinner and accommodation.
Day 6: BLED – VELIKA PLANINA – LJUBLJANA
After breakfast, the tour of Slovenia continues with the visit of Velika Planina, the largest Alpine pasture population in Europe. We will take a lightly walk through this unique village, appreciate its traditional architecture and learn about lives in mountain pastures. You will have the opportunity to try or even buy typical local cheese called trnič. Legend has it, eating this cheese will make you fall in love. Night in Ljubljana.
Day 7: LJUBLJANA – PTUJ – JERUZALEM – LJUBLJANA
Breakfast. Departure to the eastern part of Slovenia to visit the country’s oldest town – Ptuj, dating all the way back to the roman times. After the stroll through its ancient streets we will move to the countryside. We will drive through the scenic vineyards of Jeruzalem and taste local wines at one of the most renown wine cellars in Slovenia. Return to Ljubljana.
Day 8: LJUBLJANA – END OF TRIP
After breakfast this tour of Slovenia will come to an end. Free time before we transfer you to the airport.
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