EXPERIENCE SLOVENIA

Cultural tour of Slovenia

Located in southern Central Europe, Slovenia is located at the crossroads of main European cultural and trade routes. Slovenia has historically been the crossroads of West Slavic, South Slavic, Germanic, Romance, and Hungarian languages and culture. On this tour discover Ljubljana, the capital, fascinating karst landscapes and enjoy stunning alpine scenery around the Julian Alps.

Tour Information
Tour Duration : 07 days
Min. Tour Size : 02 persons
Avg. Tour Size : 25 persons
Includes international air
Tour Price (from) : US$
Day 01: Arrival Ljubljana
Day 02: Ljubljana/Postojna/Piran (Drive)
(B, D)
Day 03: Piran/Portoroz/Goriska Brda/Nova Gorica (Drive)
(B)
Day 04: Nova Gorica/Bled (Drive)
(B)
Day 05: Bled
(B)
Day 06: Bled/Bohinj/Bled
(B, D)
Day 07: Depart Bled
(B)
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Day 01: Arrival Ljubljana

Upon arrival in Ljubljana we will be met and transferred to our hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax or to start exploring. This evening, we meet our fellow travelers for the orientation meeting including a welcome drink.

Overnight: Hotel Central, Ljubljana (1 night)

Day 02: Ljubljana/Postojna/Piran (Drive)

In the morning we enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. We then travel to the Karst region, where our first stop is at the Postojna Cave, one of the largest cave complexes in Europe. We tour this unique subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterwards we proceed to a nearby Teran wine producer for a wine and prosciutto tasting. Finally, we drive to Piran on the Slovenian coast.

Overnight:Hotel Piran, Piran (1 night) (B)

Day 03: Piran/Portoroz/Goriska Brda/Nova Gorica (Drive)

We see the highlights of Piran this morning, then head to Portoroz, a popular tourist resort. We continue to the hilly region of Goriska Brda and discover the charming town of Smartno, where we will enjoy a delicious dinner at a local tourist farm, before checking into our hotel in Nova Gorica.

Overnight: Hotel Perla, Nova Gorica (1 night) (B, D)

Day 04: Nova Gorica/Bled (Drive)

After breakfast we drive along the emerald green Soca River, through Kobarid, featured in Hemmingway's A Farewell to Arms, and stop to visit the First World War Museum. Later, we continue to Bled, stopping at the Boka waterfall view point. Our evening is at leisure.

Overnight: Hotel Rikli Balance, Bled (3 nights) (B)

Day 05: Bled

Our sightseeing tour today shows us the highlights of this charming town on the shores of Lake Bled. We will also visit the imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. We then return to the lake shore and taste the famous Bled cream cake. In the afternoon, we 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 our sightseeing tour we visit the Nace homestead and taste some of the local products produced here. (B)

Day 06: Bled/Bohinj/Bled

Today we tour to the other Alpine beauty, Lake Bohinj, and enjoy a relaxing walk along the lake shore and take a cable car to Mount Vogel, from where we can admire the stunning Julian Alps. Before our return to Bled we will visit the Shepherd’s Museum and taste some of the best Slovenian cheeses. Tonight, we celebrate our wonderfully scenic vacation with a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. (B, D)

Day 07: Depart Bled

After breakfast we are transferred to the airport. (B)

B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Departure Dates
English Speaking Departures (Please contact us for information on French, German, Italian and Spanish speaking departures).

2019

Apr 29; May 27; Jun 10; Jul 01; Aug 05 & 26; Sep 09 & 30

Tour Price

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Departure(s) Per Person on Twin Sharing Single Room Supplement
2019 US$ 1800 • CA$ 2430 US$ 455 • CA$ 615


Notes

This tour is not part of our small group journeys. Please contact us for other tours within the same region.



Inclusions


Tour Price Includes
  • Accommodation as mentioned or similar, including hotel taxes
  • 8 Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner)
  • All sightseeing and transfers by private transportation
  • Professional Tour Director
  • Entrance fees to museums & sites included in the itinerary
  • Headsets will be provided during included sightseeing tours
Not Included
  • Any airfares
  • Insurance/visas
  • Tips/gratuities

Estimated International Airfare
(International airfare is NOT included in this tour)

CANADA(West Coast)
US$ 1300

USA(West Coast)
US$ 1100

CANADA(East Coast)
US$ 1100

USA(East Coast)
US$ 900

Participants

This tour operates on a minimum of 02 and average tour size of 25 participants

Customised Itinerary

If you would like to have a tour on dates other than the above ones or with a customised itinerary, please contact us and we will be happy to work out an exclusive program for you.

Contact Info
You may e-mail us at bestway@bestway.com or call 1-604-264-7378. Residents of U.S.A./Canada may call us toll free at 1-800-663-0844.