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Lake Bled – Pearl Of Slovenia

Europe
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEGSLB

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach
Set in the Slovenian Alps, discover the outstanding natural beauty of Lake Bled, and enjoy the picture-postcard scenery Slovenia has to offer.
PRICE FROM ? £1049 per person
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Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Day 2 - Boppard & Rhine Valley

    To the Rhine Valley and the riverside town of Boppard for free time. Continue across Germany to our overnight hotel.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3

    We head across the magnificent Grossglockner route, later passing Villach. We cross the border into Slovenia, witnessing some unbelievable scenery en route. Lake Bled is located just over the Austrian/Slovenian border, with the Alps providing a breathtaking backdrop to this pretty resort. We stay in Bled four nights.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4 - Bled Castle & Boat Trip

    This morning we include a visit to medieval Bled Castle, a former residence of the Bishops of Brixen and built in 1004. Today, the terraced restaurant, which is perched on the cliff face, offers amazing views across the lake. In the afternoon, we include a boat trip to the island in the centre of the lake and enjoy the tranquil surroundings.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 5 - Three Countries

    Today we visit three countries – Austria, Italy and Slovenia, on our included excursion. We head first to the Italian market town of Tarvisio, which lies close to the border of Slovenia and Austria. Spend time here before we travel into Austria and reach the town of Villach, in the heart of Carinthia. Villach enjoys a charming setting on the banks of the River Drava and the Old Town centre is regarded as one of Austria’s finest. Here you will have some free time before we head to the Slovenian resort of Kranjska Gora which enjoys a superb location in the Upper Sava Valley, surrounded by the dramatic peaks of the Julian Alps.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 6 - Ljubljana

    Join today's optional excursion to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Ljubljana boasts a rich history, characterised by its architecture from the Baroque period. Narrow cobbled streets lie squeezed between the castle slopes and the River Ljubljanica. Why not sip a morning coffee by the riverbank where your view of the city centre will encompass the old city centre overlooked by the mighty castle. To make the most of your visit why not join our optional guided walking tour? We take a walk through the elegant Baroque streets and over the picturesque bridges to see the beautiful churches and palaces, and enjoy the atmosphere of the squares and riverbanks. The present appearance of Ljubljana is a harmonious blend of Baroque, Secessionist and modern styles, with the added spice of masterpieces by the architect Plecnik. The green oasis of Congress Square bears witness to the momentous past, connecting the new and the old parts of Ljubljana

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 7 - Salzburg

    We leave Bled and travel through Austria and on to Salzburg, one of Austria’s most beautiful cities. Explore the lovely squares, medieval lanes, Gothic churches and quaint cafés. We continue into Germany and to our overnight hotel.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 8

    To Belgium for an overnight stay.

    Meals - Breakfast

  • Day 9

    Return home.

    Meals - Breakfast

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Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Hotel Kompas in Bled. The hotel is situated on a small hill in the heart of Bled. Built in original Alpine style, it blends harmoniously with the natural environment, which is characterised by high plateaus and the peaks of the Julian Alps. Enjoy unforgettable views across Lake Bled and the castle, relax on the outdoor terrace or enjoy a swim in the indoor pool, which provides wonderful views through the large glazed windows. The hotel has a restaurant and café bar. 

Overnight stays in Belgium and Germany will be in city-style hotels.

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