HIGHLIGHTS OF SLOVENIA
8 Days from Ljubljana, Postojna, Piran, Goriska Brda, Soca Valley, Bled, and Bohinj
Day 01, Sunday: Depart U.S. for Ljubljana or Venice
Depart the U.S. for your overnight flight to Ljubljana or Venice.
Day 02, Monday: arrive in Ljubljana or Venice
Upon arrival in either Venice or Ljubjana you will be met at the airport and transferred to your Ljubljana hotel. The day is at leisure until gathering later for an orientation meeting and welcome drink. Overnight in Ljubljana.
Day 03, Tuesday: Postojna to Piran
In the morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ljubljana. Travel to the Karst region. Your first stop is at the Postojna Cave, one of the largest in Europe. Tour this unique subterranean world by miniature electric train. After the tour proceed to a nearby wine producer for Teran wine and prosciutto tasting. Finally drive to Piran on the Slovenian coast.
Day 04, Wednesday: Piran, Portoroz and Nova Gorica
See the highlights of Piran this morning, then head to Portoroz, a popular tourist resort. Continue to the hilly region of Goriska Brda. Discover the charming town of Smartno and have a delicious dinner at a local tourist farm. Overnight in Nova Gorica.
Day 05, Thursday: Soca Valley
Drive along the emerald green Soca River, through Kobarid, featured in Hemmingway's A Farewell to Arms and stop to visit of the WWI Museum. Later, continue to Bled, stopping at Boka waterfall view point. Your evening is at leisure, to begin exploring the town.
Day 06, Friday: Bled
A sightseeing tour shows you the highlights of this charming town on the shores of Lake Bled. You'll also visit imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. We will return to the lake shore and taste the famous Bled cream cake. In the afternoon, travel to Skofja Loka, a beautiful medieval town with a castle that rises above the confluence of the two Sora Rivers, Poljanska Sora and Selska Sora. After the sightseeing tour visit the Nace homestead and taste some of the local products.
Day 7, Saturday: Bled and Bohinj
Today tour to the other Alpine beauty, Lake Bohinj, enjoy a relaxing walk along the lake shore and take a cable car to Mt. Vogel, from where you will admire the stoning Julian Alps. Before returning to Bled you will visit the Shepherd's Museum and taste some of the best Slovenian cheeses. Tonight, celebrate the wonderfully scenic vacation with a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 08, Sunday: depart Bled
After breakfast you will be transferred to Ljubljana or Venice airport for your flight home.
Rates & Hotels
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Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply.
This tour does not include:
- Items not noted on itinerary
- Tips to driver/guide
Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.
Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from date of departure.
Departures & Transfers
Departure date is the date one would depart from the US. Tour begins in Europe one day later.
Hotels featured on this tour
|Hotel Central ||Ljubljana|
|The Hotel Central is a pleasant and cosy hotel located in the center of Ljubljana, close to the main bus and train stations and only 500 meters/0.3 miles from the Exhibition Centre and the Old Town.
The Hotel Central features a relaxation center with Finnish sauna. Guests may also avail of a swimming pool, fitness room, and Internet access point. [more]|
|The hotel was built in 1964 and almost entirely refurbished in 2002. It is a 4-star hotel with modern furnishings. There is a wide range of gourmet delicacies on offer and the friendly hotel staff will do all they can to ensure that you have happy memories of your stay here
Guests from around the world come to us in search of something exceptional which is indeed what Hotel Piran provides. [more]|
|Hotel Park Perla ||Nova Gorica|
|In the Park four-star hotel you are awaited by comfortably-designed rooms and a friendly staff that will attend to your needs during your stay.
Each hotel guest receives a small surprise and special benefits. In the Dotik Massage Centre in Nova Gorica they receive a 10% discount, and in the Perla pool, sauna and fitness they have a 20% discount.
Our guests do not have to worry about parking places. You can simply and elegantly drive up to the entrance to the hotel and casino where our parking valets park your car safely and for free at the guarded parking places in the immediate vicinity of the centre. They will also help you to carry your luggage.
The hotel has a conference hall that is suitable for business meetings. It is designed for hotel guests only and can accept 25 persons. [more]|
|The completely renovated hotel has been enhanced with the addition of a modern wellness centre and a multi-purpose conference and banqueting hall.
Informal gatherings are possible in the spacious lobby area with a view of the park, where you may greet your guests or chat in a comfortable environment enjoying a selected beverage, cocktail or snack. [more]|