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Slovenia Tour2019-01-21T07:34:47+00:00

ZAGREB – SLOVENIA TOUR

Slovenia 🙂 LOVE in its name 😉 first green destination in the world

Slovenia is a perfect destination to visit on a day tour from Zagreb

Grand Slovenia tour from Zagreb

Best of Slovenia tour takes you to three most popular tourist attractions in Slovenia: vibrant Ljubljana, serene Lake Bled and enchanting Postojna cave.

HIGHLIGHTS:
– fully private tour
– departure every day
– Postojna cave sightseeing (train ride included)
– Lake Bled sightseeing
– Ljubljana city sightseeing

Included:

  • Free Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation
  • Private Air conditioned transportation by car or minivan
  • Private English speaking licensed tour guide
  • Wi-Fi during the tour
  • Ljubljana sightseeing
  • Visit to Bled lake national park
  • Visit to Postojna cave
  • Licensed tourist guide
  • Easy cancellation
  • Duration 9 hours

Optional:

  • Postojna cave entrance fees
  • Bled island pletna boat ride
  • Bled island church entrance fees
  • Bled castle entrance fees
  • Coffee break and Bled cream cake tasting
  • Lunch in local restaurant
  • Gratuities

Ljubljana, Postojna and Bled Tour from Zagreb

Best of Slovenia day tour from Zagreb starts when our guide picks you up at your accommodation. After a 2 hour drive, you will arrive at Postojna cave – the most diverse cave system in the world. A visit to the Postojna cave is fully organized. At the entrance to the Cave you choose the language, and the official cave guide is with your group the whole time. The visit includes a train ride to the heart of the Cave and a 5 km of wonderful subterranean world. A part of the sightseeing is done on foot, with ups and downs so be ready for a light physical activity.

After 1 hour drive, our next stop is Bled Lake. Lake Bled is a natural oasis just 55 km from the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. The Lake is 2 km long and 1.3 km wide. In the center of the Lake there is a Bled island which you can visit with a traditional boat called Pletna. At the island there is a baroque church dedicated to Assumption of Mary with 99 steps leading to its entrance. Traditionally it is considered good luck for the groom to carry his bride up the steps on the day of their wedding before ringing the bell and making a wish inside the church. If you like you can also visit the old Bled castle with a mesmerizing view of the area. One of the options is  a short coffee break on the shore of the Lake with Bled cream cake tasting.

Our last destination Ljubljana is just 30 minutes away. First mentioned as Ljubljana in the 12th century, the city has a long and rich history. Located in the heart of the country, charming Ljubljana is the cultural, economic, political and administrative center of Slovenia. Several earthquakes made the city a mixture of architectural styles. You will walk on the Ljubljanica river bank, visit Prešern square, The Old city… The most interesting thing in Ljubljana are the numerous bridges with imaginative stories and legends.

Prices for Best of Slovenia day tour:

Group size (people) / per person / total:

1 – 215 €
2 – 150 €
3 – 110 €
4 – 85 €
5 – 80 €
6 – 75 €
7 – 70 €
8 – 65 €

LAKE BLED

Slovenia has only one island but its uniqueness makes it more attractive than many an archipelago. Sheltered by picturesque mountains, the island reigns in the middle of an Alpine lake. Its charm has made it a symbol for centuries of a town to which guests from all over the world love to return. This town, which has already existed for a thousand years, is BLED.

On the island in the middle of the lake, the ancient Slavs worshipped Živa, goddess of love and fertility. Pilgrims later came to the church of St Mary on the island. A thousand years ago, on 10 April 1004, the town of Bled was mentioned for the first time when the Holy German emperor, Henry II, gifted it to the Bishop of Brixen. At that distant time, a Roman tower already stood at the top of the cliff rising vertically 100 m above the lake, and it still forms part of the mighty castle that now houses a museum collection. The town flourished in the Middle Ages due to pilgrims, and these were replaced in the 19th century by the first tourists. The Swiss hydropathist, Arnold Rikli, discovered that the gentle climate and the lake and thermal waters are a source of good health and well-being. The local people supplemented the health spa offer with guest houses and hotels.

The town, already famous at the beginning of the 20th century as the most beautiful health spa of the then Austrian empire, attracted the European aristocratic elite. After WWII, one of the most attractive state residences of the former regime was located in Bled. Many of the world’s most important people thus enjoyed the beauties of Bled. And now, for decades already, the pilgrims of the new age have been discovering this town.

Lake Bled simple facts:

*one of the most beautiful natural sights in Europe
*Bled castle is considered as the most loveliest wedding venue in Europe
*Lake Bled was considered to be the most beautiful health resort in Austria-Hungary
*The most famous delicacy is a dessert – the Bled Cream Cake (“kremšnita”)

MORE ABOUT BLED LAKE


POSTOJNA CAVE

The most visited tourist cave in Europe is a place where the proteus or olm offspring are once again hatching. The cave railway has been operating at the cave for 140 years. The cave is connected to Predjama Castle, the largest cave castle in the world. A fantastic web of tunnels, passages, galleries and halls, the astonishing diversity of Karst features as well as easy access are certainly the main reasons for such popularity of the cave and a large number of visitors, which has already reached 38 million in 200 years. A legendary tourist train takes you to the underground network of karst tunnels, galleries, and halls. Postojna Cave is the only karst cave with a cave railway. For 140 years it has been taking visitors to see stalactites and stalagmites and other features created by water. During an hour and a half long guided tour, you learn about all of the most important karst features, you see the largest, 5-metre-high stalagmite known as Brilliant, you visit the oldest underground post office in the world and the most famous underground animal – the human fish (proteus). All tours of Postojna Cave are accompanied by cave guides, who make sure the cave’s splendours are presented in great detail. Audio guides are also available in a number of different languages…MORE ABOUT POSTOJNA CAVE


LJUBLJANA – Capital of Slovenia

Ljubljana is capital of Slovenia Zagreb and just one hour away from Zagreb by car. An old Roman colony turned into a beautiful Slovenian capital, a city of culture, a modern city that lives a vibrant life. In its center, on a small hill, you will visit an old Ljubljana city, a fortress from the middle ages. From the past to the present by walking through the streets of the city surrounded by amazing architecture and friendly Slovenian hosts… MORE ABOUT LJUBLJANA

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