Essential Slovenia

Group Tours

Essential Slovenia

Day 1: Ljubljana

Arrival at Ljubljana Airport, reception and transfer to hotel in Ljubljana. The rest of the day at leisure. We recommend visiting Ljubljana Castle with lookout tower from which opens a wonderful view of the entire city. Overnight.

Day 2: Ljubljana-Postojna Caves-Ljubljana

Breakfast. Departure to visit the famous Postojna Caves, recognized as one of the largest and most beautiful in the world. A train ride combined with a walk allows us to observe karst phenomena such as stalactites and stalagmites. Drive back to Ljubljana. Walking tour of the old part of the town. The capital of Slovenia is an architectural gem: mixtures of baroque style with the modernist Art Nouveau and the work of the architect Jože Plečnik are the special ingredient of its charm. The town has several cultural events and impressive social and nightlife. Overnight.

Day 3: Ljubljana-Lake Bled-Lake Bohinj-Ljubljana

Breakfast. Drive to the Julian Alps. Our first stop will be the Lake Bled, where we will take a boat ride to the island with its seventeenth century church and a wishing bell. Then we will climb to the castle where we will enjoy the view of the lake and its surroundings. In the afternoon, the road will take us to Lake Bohinj, the largest in Slovenia. The area is part of Triglav National Park, famous for crystal clear waters, remnants of virgin forests and rich flora and fauna. Return to Ljubljana. Overnight.

Day 4: Ljubljana-Idrija-Ljubljana

Breakfast. Today we will discover the traditions of Idrija. First we will visit the old mercury mine. In the times when it was working, it was the second largest mercury mine in the world. In 2012 it was incorporated to the Unesco list. After that, we will learn a little about the Idrija history and see the most beautiful examples of bobbin lace. The tradition of making them goes 300 years ago. Before leaving Idrija, you we won't miss a typical dish žlikrofi that in shape remind of Napoleon hat. Return to Ljubljana. Overnight.

Day 5: Ljubljana

After breakfast, time at leisure until transfer to Ljubljana airport. End of our services.

 

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