Great Slovenia Tour
Culture and History tour in Ljubljana
Tour Price : On request Duration : 10 days Languages: English
Day 1: Ljubljana Arrival at Ljubljana.
Day at leisure.
Day 2: Ljubljana - Novo Mesto - Čatež - Mokrice
Guided walk through the old part of Ljubljana which will be followed by a drive towards Novo Mesto where we have another quick walk through the old town. Afterwards we will visit the famous castle of Otočec in the middle of Krka river, where we`ll have light lunch. Drive to Čatež spa and afternoon at leisure. Special dinner at another famous castle Mokrice.
Day 3: Bizeljsko - Olimje - Rogaška Slatina
First the visit of Bizeljsko wine growing region, which is famous for a special kind of cellars, called Repnice, made in the soil. Degustation of local wine. Then drive to Olimje where we visit one of the oldest pharmacys in Europe. Visit of which is folowed by a visit of open museum in Rogatec where the life and work of Slovenians 100 years ago is to be seen. Drive towards Ragaška Slatina, famous for different spa facilities. Dinner in hotel and overnight.
Day 4: Rogaška Slatina - Ptuj - Jeruzalem
Visit to the famous crystal factory Rogaška established in 1665. Then drive to the oldest and one of most beautiful towns in Slovenia Ptuj. Walk through the old part and drive to wine growing area around Jeruzalem with lunch and wine tasting. Drive to Maribor and overnight. Dinner in fine restaurant.
Day 5: Maribor - Logarska valley - Bled
Walk around the old part of second biggest town Maribor where a unique, very famous, over 400 year old grape still grows and visit the beautiful Lent. Continue the drive towards Logarska valley for a walk in one of the most remote and picturesque valleys under the Alps. Light lunch. Continue the drive towards Bled, dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Bled - Bohinj
Visit of the island with the church of st. Mary in the middle of the lake and Bled castle situated on a high rock viewing the lake. Of course you have to try local delicacy "Kremšnita" (Vanilla slice). Drive towards another lake Bohinj in the middle of Julian Alps. Visit of famous Savica waterfall where by legend first Slovenes where baptised. Afternoon visit of the mountain Vogel by a cable car. From Vogel, where we have lunch, is a phenomenal view over all the Alpine peaks and lake Bohinj down in the valley. Drive back to Bled and evening at leisure.
Day 7: Soča Valley - Goriška Brda - Nova Gorica
Drive over the highest mountain pass in Slovenia, Vršič towards the Soča river Valley. Soča is known as one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe for its emerald colour. Stop near fort Kluže and later also visit of Kobarid museum of WWI. Continue the drive to Goriška Brda - a very picturesque hill country - for wine degustation and lunch. Drive towards Nova Gorica with a visit of Kostanjevica monastery with the tomb of the last French king Charles X. Overnight in Nova Gorica, famous for its casinos.
Day 8: Kras - Škocjan caves - Lipica - Portorož
Walk through the typical karstic town Štanjel with the tasting of prosciutto and wine Teran, two world famous local specialities. This will be followed by a visit to the only site in Slovenia under Unesco protection – the Škocjan cave. Later we continue towards the original stud farm of Lipizzaner horses in Lipica. Drive to Portorož, seafood dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Piran - Sečovlje - Ljubljana
Visit of the most picturesque town on Slovenian coast, Piran. Walk through the narrow streets of old town built in Venetian style and view from the church of St. George all over the Piran bay. Later visit of the biggest salt panels in Slovenia Sečovlje - nature park. Afterwards drive to the inland of Slovenian Istria for traditional Istrian lunch. Late afternoon drive to Ljubljana, check in to the hotel and dinner in fine restaurant in old part of the town.
Day 10: Ljubljana
Private transfer the airport.
|Tour Price: On request|
|Duration: 10 days|
|Group Size: 1-50|
|Tour package includes:|
|Airport Transfer :||NO|
|Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):||NO|
|Food and Drinks :||NO|
|Other services (fees apply):|
|Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :||NO|
|Translation services :||NO|
|Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :||NO|
|Visa support :||NO|
|This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :||NO|
|Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :||NO|
|Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :||NO|