Kompas Escorted Tours 2018

017 CROATIA AUSTRIA ITALY HUNGARY SLOVENIA ADRIATIC SEA Ljubljana Postojna Cave Nova Gorica 1 1 1 3 Piran Bled Day 1, arrive Ljubljana or Venice, Monday 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. (Wd) Day 2, Ljubljana, Postojna and Piran, Tuesday In the morning enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ljubljana. 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 prosciu o tasting . Finally, drive to Piran on the Slovenian coast. (B, Wt) Day 3, Piran, Portoroz & Goriska Brda, Wednesday See the highlights of Piran this morning, then head to Portoroz, a popular tourist resort. Continue to the hilly region of Goriska Brda. Discover the charming town of Smartno and have a delicious dinner at a local tourist farm . Overnight in Nova Gorica. (B, D) Day 4, Soca Valley & Bled, Thursday 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 view point. Your evening is at leisure, to begin exploring the town. (B) Day 5, Bled, Friday 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, 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 the sightseeing tour visit the Nace homestead and taste some of the local products. (B) Day 6, Bled and Bohinj, Saturday Today tour to the other Alpine beauty, Lake Bohinj, enjoy a relaxing walk along the lake shore and take a cable car to Mt. Vogel , from where you will admire the stoning Julian Alps. Before returning to Bled you will visit the Shepherd’s Museum and taste some of the best Slovenian cheeses. Tonight, celebrate the wonderfully scenic vacation with a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. (B, D) Day 7, depart Ljubljana or Venice, Sunday After breakfast you will be transferred to Ljubljana or Venice airport for your flight home. (B) Included Features: � First class hotels, rooms with private facilities � Airport transfers � Breakfast daily and 2 dinners � Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach � Professional Tour Director throughout � Luggage handling � Headsets provided for included sightseeing tours � Service charges and hotel taxes Sightseeing Tours Included: � Ljubljana � Postojna cave � Piran � Gorišla Brda � Soca valley � Bled � Bohinj Hotels: � Ljubljana: Hotel Central (F) � Piran: Hotel Piran (F) � Nova Gorica: Hotel Perla (F) � Bled: Golf (F) TOUR K301 START DATES END DATES 30-Apr 06-May 28-May 03-Jun 11-Jun 17-Jun 02-July 08-July 06-Aug 12-Aug 27-Aug 02-Sep 10-Sep 16-Sep 01-Oct 07-Oct PRICES: PER PERSON IN TWIN: $1,679 SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: $419