Welcome to Slovenia
On arrival at Ljubljana International Airport you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
The day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Ljubljana is Slovenia's capital and largest city. It's known for its university population and green spaces, including expansive Tivoli Park. The curving Ljubljanica River, lined in outdoor cafes, divides the city's old town from its commercial hub. Ljubljana has many museums, including the National Museum of Slovenia, displaying historic exhibitions, and the Museum of Modern Art, home to 20th-century Slovene paintings and sculptures.
Overnight in Ljubljana.
Breakfast at the hotel. Explore Ljubljana the capital city of Slovenia and a very nice small metropolis. It is green and nice to live. Its historical city center, the river Ljubljanica, the castle, the open market… are only the major attractions to explore. Get to know Ljubljana the capital city of Slovenia. Take a walk around the historical city centre, and explore all its major attractions. Continue with a visit to Ljubljana Castle and treat yourself to beautiful views of the city from the castle’s ramparts. Comfortable walking shoes and clothing are recommended, and you should bring your camera!
The walking city tour starts from the square in front of Town Hall. The guide will present you all the major attraction of the city and its historical center. We will take even the funicular to reach the Ljubljana castle and enjoy its magnificent view.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today Discover the Slovenian coast and the Karst region. The first stop is the visit of medieval Predjama Castle with dramatic setting in the gaping mouth of a cavern halfway up a hillside. The tour continues to Skocjan Caves one of the largest and most beautiful Karst caves in Europe where you will see river Reka 200m below the surface. After getting out of the amazing cave, you will get the optional opportunity to taste famous Karst air-dried prosciutto (not included) (we like to think it is the best prosciutto in the world) and wine Teran (not included) – produced only in Karst region. We continue to Lipica, the homeland of the white Lipizzaner (only during summer season) – famous horse of the Spanish riding school in Vienna. Pass coastal towns of Koper, Izola and Portoroz we reach everyone’s favourite town on the Slovenian coast – Piran where you can get lost in its medieval narrow streets and houses and enjoy a great seafood lunch or take a swim in the Adriatic Sea.
Breakfast at the hotel. Check out and make your way to the train station. Board the 2nd class train from Ljubljana main to Bled. On arrival in Bled station make your way to the hotel and check in.
Day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Bled, a Slovenian resort town in the foothills of the Julian Alps, is set along the glacial Lake Bled. On a cliff overlooking the lake is the 11th-century Bled Castle, which houses a museum, chapel and printing press. Atop a small island in the lake's center is the Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Maria, with its steep staircase and bell tower.
Overnight in Bled.
After breakfast, proceed for a magnificent alpine resort located on the sunny side of the Alps, the Bohinj. It is known because of its typical and the biggest natural lake in Slovenia. The peaceful lake and booming waterfalls, deep gorges and silent pools, timid animals and luxurious alpine flowers, impressive creations of nature and majestic natural phenomena. We will start the tour visiting the mountain Vogel to enjoy all the natural beauty and proceed with the waterfall Savica – one of the most beautiful waterfalls in this part of Europe. Bohinj is a magnificent alpine resort located on the sunny side of the Alps. It is known because of its typical and the biggest natural lake in Slovenia. The peaceful lake and booming waterfalls, deep gorges and silent pools, timid animals and luxurious alpine flowers, impressive creations of nature and majestic natural phenomena. We will start the tour visiting the mountain Vogel to enjoy all the natural beauty and proceed with the waterfall Savica – one of the most beautiful waterfalls in this part of Europe. The excursion starts in Bled. After 30 minutes of ride we will reach the foothill of Vogel Mountain where we will take the funicular to reach the top of it. We will enjoy the beauty of the alpine nature. On the way to Bohinj we will have one more stop to visit the Savica waterfall, 20 minutes of moderate walk on stone steps is needed to reach the waterfall. On the way back stop by the Bohinj Lake. Free time. Visit of Vogel Mountain and its amazing nature and the Savica waterfall. At the end of excursion we will enjoy the romantic lake Bohinj - the biggest natural lake in Slovenia. It will be a nice and green experience. Return in Bled.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today explore the second biggest city of Slovenia, Maribor. It is also the largest city of the traditional region of Lower Styria. Its nice architecture and the river Drava make it even more attractive. In Lent – a part of the city you will admire the oldest wine in the world. Of course, we will taste some good wines in one of the local vinery. The visit of Ptuj – the oldest Slovenian town and its castle on the hill will make this tour even more reach.
The tour starts in Bled. The road to Maribor takes about 2 hours. We will visit the old town city center and Lent with its famous oldest wine in the world. The tour will precede trough the wine road in direction to Jeruzalem. We will stop in one of the local wineries to taste good local wines. The last stop on this tour will be a visit to Ptuj castle. The old castle on the hill will give you rich historical insight of the region where history began in Celtic. Ptuj Castle situated on a hill alongside the river Drava overlooking the town, and is a prominent landmark. The castle was built in the mid-12th century, when it was constructed to defend against the Hungarians. Return back to Bled
Breakfast at the hotel. Prepare for check out and make your way to the train station. Board the 2nd class train from Bled Jezero to Koper. On arrival in Koper station make your way to Protoroz and check in.
Portorož is a resort town on Slovenia’s Adriatic coast. Its spas offer therapeutic treatments based on the mud and brine from the nearby Sečovlje Salina salt pans. The central Portorož Beach is a wide, sandy stretch with wooden piers. The hilltop Church of St. Bernardin is a former monastery from the 15th century. To the south, Seča Park is home to Forma Viva, an area dotted with stone sculptures.
Overnight in Portoroz.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today explore in the heart of an Alps there is a nice and lovely old town called Kamnik. It is surrounded by the mountains and one of them is Velika Planina that offers a great view on it. It is green and with unique architecture of more than 50 Shepard’s huts. The whole day will be like a jump back in time! The tour start in Portoroz and transfer to the foothill of the Velika Planina will take about 2.5 hours of ride. We will take than the funicular to the top of the hill and enjoy the beautiful view and its green pastures. We will proceed the tour visiting the Preskar’s hat museum. After 10 min away we will stop in Kamnik and its medieval city center. Kamnik is one of the loveliest and oldest towns in Slovenia which is surrounded by the beautiful Kamnik Alps. Return back to Portoroz.
Breakfast at the hotel. An experience you should not miss by visiting the Lipica Stud Farm. The unique estate of Lipica has more than 350 Lipizzaner (horses) and 435 years of tradition. Postojna Caves are the second largest underground cave system in the world. Unique for its cave train which isn't to be found nowhere in the world. The tour will start in Portorož. The drive to Lipica will take around 40 minutes. We will visit the Lipica stud farm and its beautiful typical white horses. Then proceed the tour to Postojna. The journey will take us around 30 minutes. Visit Postojna Cave which is a 24,340 m long karst cave system near Postojna, southwestern Slovenia. It is the second-longest cave system in the country as well as one of its top tourism sites. The caves were created by the Pivka River. Return back to Portoroz.
Breakfast at the hotel. Prepare for check out. Make your way to Koper train station. Board the 2nd class train from Koper to Ljubljana. On arrival in Koper station make your way to the hotel and check-in.
Slovenia, a country in Central Europe, is known for its mountains, ski resorts and lakes. On Lake Bled, a glacial lake fed by hot springs, the town of Bled contains a church-topped islet and a cliffside medieval castle. In Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, baroque facades mix with the 20th-century architecture of native Jože Plečnik, whose iconic Tromostovje (Triple Bridge) spans the tightly curving Ljubljanica River.
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
Economy class, Dubai / Ljubljana / Dubai.
4 nights in Ljubljana based on twin sharing basis.
3 nights in Bled based on twin sharing basis.
3 nights in Portoroz based on twin sharing basis.
Return airport transfer in Ljubljana on private car.
Bled CityBohinj Alp, Savica waterfall, Vogel Mountain, Maribor, Ptuj castle.
Kamnik Alp, Preskar’s hat museum, Lipica Stud Farm, Velika Planina mountain.
2nd class train from Ljubljana-Bled-Koper-Ljubljana.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.
Slovenia- a country in Central Europe, is known for its mountains, ski resorts and lakes. On Lake Bled, a glacial lake fed by hot springs, the town of Bled contains a church-topped islet and a cliffside medieval castle. In Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, baroque facades mix with the 20th-century architecture of native Jože Plečnik, whose iconic Tromostovje (Triple Bridge) spans the tightly curving Ljubljanica River.
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Entry and Exit formalities: Visitors must hold a passport valid for at least six months & beyond at the time of entering the country. Some nationalities can obtain visa on arrival and for nationalities who requires visa please refer to the Hungarian consulate website: www.abudabi.veleposlanistvo.si. Slovenia is part of the 26 Schengen State Countries.
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Things do & see:
Central Slovenia (Kamnik, Kranj, Ljubljana)-The central region with the capital city.
Ljubljana-is Slovenia's capital and largest city. It's known for its university population and green spaces.
Kamnik-It is surrounded by the mountains and one of them is Velika Planina that offers a great view
Kranj- fourth municipality and traditional region of Upper Carniola is a mainly industrial city with significant electronics and rubber industries.
Coast and Karst-The southwestern side of Slovenia with hills, caves and the coastline.
Julian Alps (Bled, Idrija, Jesenice, Triglav National Park)-The mountainous northwest lakes and Mount Triglav.
Bled-mountain lake with an island and a castle
Škocjan Caves-a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Julian Alps-hiking, skiing, Nordic walking
Southeastern Slovenia (Dolenjske Toplice, Kočevje, Novo Mesto)-The southeastern region with Krka and lower Sava rivers.
Dolenjske Toplice-is a settlement near Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia.
Pohorje-Savinjska (Savinja and Šalek Valley,Celje, Trbovlje, Velenje, Žalec)-The northern region with mountains and the Savinja river valley.
Eastern Slovenia (Maribor, Ptuj, Murska Sobota)-The northeastern region with the Drava and Mura rivers, and numerous vineyards.
Maribor-second biggest city of Slovenia. It is also the largest city of the traditional region of Lower Styria.
Ptuj Castle-situated on a hill alongside the river Drava overlooking the town. The castle was built in the mid-12th century, when it was constructed to defend against the Hungarians.
Murska Sobota-near the Mura River in the region of Prekmurje and is the regional capital.
Logar Valley Natural Park-one of the most beautiful alpine valleys, Lonely Planet described it as "a land of incomparable beauty"
Savinja and Šalek Valley-great place for active holidays, picturesque land of natural parks and Pippi Family Festival
Postojna Caves-is a 24,340 m long karst cave system near Postojna, southwestern Slovenia
Soča/Isonzo Valley-where the emerald-coloured river flows
The Kolpa River-one of the intact rivers in Slovenia comprised of a 113 km long strip of land that borders Croatia
Triglav National Park-home of the national symbol, Mount Triglav where you can enjoy exploring the Posočje area, canyoning, rafting, paragliding, hiking and mountaineering
Radovljica-tiny picturesque town in the Upper Carniola
Piran/Pirano-charming picturesque coastal town. Piran where you can get lost in its medieval narrow streets and houses.
Ankaran/Ancarano-pleasant town on Adriatic coast beween Triest and Piran
Lipica Stud Farm-The unique estate which has more than 350 Lipizzaner (horses) and 435 years of tradition
Portorož-is a resort town on Slovenia’s Adriatic coast. Spas therapeutic treatments based on the mud and brine from the nearby Sečovlje Salina salt pans.
Seča Park-home to Forma Viva, an area dotted with stone sculptures.
Koper-port city in Slovenia, on the country's Adriatic coastline. Its medieval old town centers around Titov Trg, a square with Venetian-influenced landmarks such as the Praetorian Palace and a Gothic-style loggia while nearby Da Ponte Fountain is a replica of Venice's famed Rialto Bridge.