THE BEST OF SLOVENIA AND CROATIA
Cultural tour, Naturefrom 2199 €
1. day : LJUBLJANA
Arrival at the Venice airport, meeting with the guide. Bus transfer to Ljubljana. We will take a walk through city center. Dinner and overnight.
2. Day : LJUBLJANA – BLED – BOHINJ – LJUBLJANA
In the morning departure to the Gorenjska region; visit of Bled with its castle, located on a cliff above Bled lake, from where one can enjoy a splendid view on the Julian Alps. Trip by a typical boat ‘’pletna’’ to the island in the middle of the lake to visit its 15th ct. church. In the afternoon transfer to the Lake Bohinj, free time and enjoying in splendid nature. Return to Ljubljana, dinner and overnight at the same hotel.
3. Day : Ljubljana-LOGARska Valley -Maribor
After the breakfast we will depart to Maribor , the second largest city in Slovenia and the capital of culture in 2012; we will pass through the gorgeous Logarska valley where we will make a stop for admiring the beautiful landscape. In the afternoon we will take a walking tour through the old town centre of Maribor to visit the "oldest wine in the world". Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Maribor.
4. Day : Maribor- Jeruzalem – Ptuj - Ljubljana
In the morning departure to Slovenske Gorice and Prlekija, the region that produces the best Slovenian wines; first we will visit the picturesque wine road and stop in Jeruzalem for a wine tasting of the delicious local wines in a typical cellar. Afterwards we will continue to Ptuj, considered as a town – museum to admire its castle and the historical centre. Return to Ljubljana, dinner and overnight at hotel.
5. Day : Ljubljana-POSTOJNA CAVES-(Opatija) – Rijeka - Zadar
After the breakfast we will take trip to Postojna and visit the marvellous underground caves. We will continue our trip to Croatia with her coastal towns of Opatija, Rijeka and Zadar. Short break in Opatija and then continuation to Zadar. Dinner and overnigh in the hotel in Zadar.
6. Day : Zadar-Šibenik-Trogir-Split
After the breakfast we will make a tour around the city of Zadar and continue our trip to visit Sibenik with its cathedral (on the UNESCO list). In the afternoon we will proceed to Trogir where we will admire its old town and cathedral . In the late afternoon arrival in Split. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
7. Day : Split – Mostar (Bosnia&Herzegovina)
This morning will be dedicated to discover the biggest city in Dalmatia: visit to the Dioklecian`s palace from the Roman period, charming old city, food market.. Afterwards we will continue our trip to Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina known by its the famous rebuilt "Old bridge" which is identical copy of the original one with 400 years of history to tell. Guided walk in the old city centre. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
8. day : Mostar – Dubrovnik
After the guided tour in Mostar, we will drive back to Dubrovnik, on our way we will enjoy in a beautiful scenary. We will make a break in Trebinje which is located in southeastern Herzegovina, aprox. 10 km from the Adriatic Sea. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Dubrovnik.
9. Day : Dubrovnik
In the morning a walking city-tour in Dubrovnik for admiring the picturesque old town with its museums, walls and fortresses. Afternoon free for shopping and exploring Dubrovnik by your own. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
10. Day : Dubrovnik-Montenegro tour-Dubrovnik
In the morning we will head towards Montenegro. We will make a stop in Kotor, a charming old coastal town. In the evening we will return to Dubrovnik. Dinner and overnight.
11. Day : Dubrovnik-Plitvice
In the morning transfer to the national park Plitvice lakes and visit of this natural miracle, one of the most beautiful ones in Europe. Accommodation in a hotel in the national park.
12. Day : Plitvice-Zagreb
After the breakfast transfer to Zagreb, the politic, economic and cultural center of Croatia. We will make a city tour to enjoy its cosmopolitan atmosphere. Rest of the day free. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
13. Day : Zagreb – ZAG apt.
After the breakfast free time until the departure and then transfer to the airport of Zagreb. End of our services.