Just half the size of Switzerland, little Slovenia mesmerises visitors with its sheer beauty. Discover the wonderful nature and surprising diversity of this compact gem of a country – cobalt blue glacial lakes, forested valleys, magical caves, awe-inspiring mountains and rolling hillsides swathed in vineyards. You can expect fabulous scenery, great local food and a wonderfully relaxed stay in the picture-perfect resort of Bled.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
- 5 nights in lakeside hotel in Bled with dinner & breakfast
- 3 overnight hotels with breakfast
- Welcome drink & porterage on arrival in Bled
- 3 included excursions
- Entrance to church on island, Bled Castle & Pletna boat ride
DAY 1 - After joining your holiday coach, you travel to Dover for the short sea crossing to Calais, then continue to Germany to your overnight hotel (no evening meal today due to late arrival). Bed & breakfast.
DAY 2 - After breakfast you will have the opportunity to join an optional cruise on the Rhine from Boppard to St Goar taking in the wonderful scenery of the middle Rhine Gorge. Continue to the overnight hotel in Bavaria. Bed & breakfast.
DAY 3 - Stop this morning in the Bavarian capital of Munich for time at leisure or join the optional city tour. Then sit back and enjoy the ride through Southern Germany before crossing into beautiful Austria with its the breathtaking landscapes. Cross into Slovenia later today and check into the hotel to relax for 5 nights in beautiful Bled. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
DAY 4 - DAY 7 - With four full days in Slovenia, a relaxed programme of included and optional excursions as well as plenty of free time awaits. Dinner, bed & breakfast.
Half day Bled Explorer
With a local guide, you will get to know the charming town of Bled on a gentle walking tour. With its impossibly picturesque lake setting, it really is as pretty in real life! Enjoy a gentle ride on a traditional gondola style 'pletna' boat to the romantic little island in the middle of the lake with its lovely Baroque church (entrance included). Continue for a visit to the cliff top Bled castle perched 100m above the lake with magnificent views of the region. May be operated by a local coach. (NB there are a lot of steps at both the castle, the pletna boats and the church).
Ljubljana - Slovenia's Capital
Spend the day in lovely Ljubljana, just a short drive from Bled. The charming capital has loads of appeal with its elegant ambience, compact pedestrianised centre, famous Dragon bridge and commanding medieval castle (accessible by foot or funicular). Enjoy an optional city tour with a local guide with plenty of time left for shopping and exploring.
Half Day visit to Kranjska Gora
A blast of mountain air this morning in the dramatic Triglav Valley, home to glacial waterfalls and rushing rivers, with a visit to the popular Alpine resort of Kranjska Gora, nestling beneath the jagged Prisojnik mountains. Return to Bled for a relaxing afternoon.
Full Day to Postojna Caves & Lipica Stud Farm
An early start today takes you to the extraordinary Postojna Caves. A guided tour on foot and by special electric train takes you through one of the largest and most beautiful cave systems in the world full of fascinating rock formations. Continue to Lipica, home to the famous Lipizzaner white stallions, where you will enjoy a tour of the stud farm and a performance of these impressive beasts (subject to local changes).
DAY 8 - Bid farewell to charming Slovenia. Today is a big travel day back across Europe with an overnight stop. Bed & breakfast.
DAY 9 - An early start takes you back to Calais and the return ferry crossing to Dover, arriving home during the evening.Back to top