For an hour and a half we were like Hobbits in Lord of the Rings, threading our way along a subtly-lit path through the stalagmites and a jaw-dropping cavern that I guess would have swallowed the world’s biggest sports stadium.
We came to discover that Slovenia is really an underrated gem with extremely diverse landscape and stunning nature. Both my husband and I felt that the 2 day tours were, without a doubt, the highlight of our 5-day stay in Slovenia.View all reviews
Croatia and Slovenia – 5 day tour
Best of two countries
DAY 1: ZAGREB
Arrival to Zagreb in the morning, the capital and biggest city of Croatia. After meeting with your guide and accommodating in hotel we will have a pleasant walk in the city centre, visiting Zagreb’s most memorable sights, such as the beautiful historical old town, Government Palace and Cathedral, and getting the first impression of the capital. Overnight in Zagreb.
DAY 2: LJUBLJANA AND BLED
From Zagreb we will head to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. We will go on a city tour that consists of a walk around the old city centre and a tourist train ride to the castle hill with beautiful panoramic view of the city. Of course you will have some free time to explore beautiful streets on your own or just enjoying coffee on the banks of Ljubljanica River. After the lunch we will proceed the tour to Bled and visit the castle on the top of the cliff and the famous church from 17th century on the small island in the middle of the Lake Bled. In the afternoon we will go on a relaxing walk in the beautiful natural park Bled Vintgar Gorge. Overnight in Bled.
DAY 3: KARST AND COAST MYSTERY
In the morning we will first visit Predjama castle with dramatic setting in the gaping mouth of mountain. We will ontinue the trip to the Karst region to enjoy the spectacular karst cave of Skocjan, listed under the UNESCO list. After tasting famous prosciutto and wine Teran we will reach Slovenian coast and have a walking tour on the streets of Piran, a small and gorgeous fisherman’s town, a pearl of the Slovenian coast. Free time in the evening and overnight in Portoroz, situated close to Piran.
DAY 4: CROATIAN ISTRIA
Soon after the breakfast we will continue the tour to the most marvellous places in the Croatian Istria, the area known for the good wine and food, such as truffles, prosciutto and cheese. First destination will be Motovun, picturesque small town on the top of the hill known for the film festival and great restaurants with local food. After that we will head to Porec and Rovinj, two beautiful Istrian fisherman’s towns with amazing Venetian architecture and seaside promenade. We will spend the night in one of the hotels in Opatija, known for its historical villas, built in the 19th century by the Austro-Hungarian noblemen.
DAY 5: OPATIJA TO PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK
After the relaxing morning in Opatija we will visit a unique natural wonder – Plitvice Lakes National Park where you will enjoy the breathtaking scenery of 16 terraced lakes and spectacular waterfalls. From Plitvice we will departure to Zagreb where we will finish the tour.
The schedule will adapt to your needs and requests.
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