Experience Slovenia

A 7-day roundtrip from Ljubljana to Ljubljana including the best highlights of Slovenia… Ljubljana, Postojna, Piran, Goriška Brda, Soča Valley, Bled and Bohinj.

Slovenia is a real “Europe in miniature”, it is also called “Switzerland of the Balkans”, offering you a wide range of geographical diversity at a glance: high mountains overlooking beautiful lakes near the magnificent karst caves, the welcoming coastline beckons you before you immerse yourself in the lively urban centres, while in the East, a gentle landscape of plains, rivers, hills and vineyards unfolds.

Day 1
Arrive Ljubljana or Venice

  • Upon arrival in Venice or Ljubljana, you will be met and transferred to your Ljubljana hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax or to begin exploring.
  • This evening meet your fellow travelers for the orientation meeting including a Welcome Drink.

Day 2

  • In the morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ljubljana followed by lunch.
  • After some free time take a cable car to Ljubljana castle and enjoy wine tasting of some excellent Slovenian wines with an amazing view of Ljubljana.

Day 3
to Postojna and Piran

  • 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 4
in Piran, to Portoroz & Goriska Brda

  • See the highlights of Piran this morning, then head to Portoroz, a popular tourist resort. Continue to the hilly region of Goriška Brda.
  • Discover the charming town of Šmartno and have a delicious dinner at a local tourist farm. Overnight in Nova Gorica.

Day 5
to Soča Valley & Bled

  • 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 viewpoint.

Day 6

  • 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, tour to the other Alpine beauty, Lake Bohinj, enjoy a relaxing walk along the lake shore and take a cable car to Mt. Vogel.
  • Enjoy some cheese tasting and admire the stoning Julian Alps.
  • Tonight, celebrate the wonderfully scenic vacation with a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant.

Day 7
Depart Ljubljana or Venice

  • After breakfast, you will be transferred to Ljubljana or Venice airport for your departure flight.