Duration: 5 hours
Overview: Bled is the pearl of the Alpine region. It is unique with its emerald-green lake, a church on the island in the middle of the lake and a medieval castle from the 11th century, perched on a cliff above the lake. Visit Bled Island, visited by pilgrims since ancient time, by a traditional boat called Pletna. From the castle admire the unbelievable beauty of the lake and the high peaks of the Julian Alps. Return to Ljubljana.
Duration: 8 hours
Overview: Visit Bled, called the pearl of the Alpine region due to its emerald-green lake with a church on the island in the middle of the lake and a medieval castle from the 11th century on a cliff above the lake. Tour around the lake, and then enjoy a guided tour of Bled Castle. Bled's typical "pletna" boat takes you to the island to see the Church of St Maria. Continue to the largest glacier lake in Slovenia, situated in the Julian Alps mountain range region, with the highest Slovene peak - Mount Triglav rising above it. After a 15-minute-walk reach the source of the Sava Bohinjka River and later take time to relax at the Bohinj Lake. Don't miss the St.John's church beside the lake, adorned with 13th century frescoes. Take a ride by cable car up to the Mt Vogel (1600 m/5249 ft high), and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Return to Ljubljana.
Duration: 5 hours
Overview: Combine a visit to one of the jewels of nature, the Postojna Caves with a tour of Predjama Castle on a day trip. Travel back 2 million years as you explore the cave's network of passages and continue to the cliff top castle at Predjama where scenic views and medieval history will complete this highly recommended tour.
Duration: 9 hours
Overview: Visit the Mediterranean coastal region of Slovenia, explore the most beautiful ancient coastal town of Piran and admire some charming Venetian architecture and more. The first stop is a small fishing town of Izola, to board a boat which takes you along the coast to Piran. Enjoy a walking tour through this medieval town and spend some time for a swim in the Adriatic or for lunch in one of the numerous fresh fish restaurants. A contrast to historic Piran is Portoro, the most popular Slovene coastal resort, which you can discover during your free time.
Duration: 9 hours
Overview: Enjoy a guided tour through the stables to see the stages of breeding and training of these noble horses. A special feature is a show-program of star Lipizzaner studs. Visit the Skocjan caves and their extremely complex system of cave passages of a total length of 5.8 km. The caves are the biggest and best known natural phenomenon within the classical Karst area. With the shifting of sink holes in the geological past, numerous collapsed valleys have formed. With their depth of 163 meters, Velika dolina and Mala dolina charm every visitor. Enjoy a fine view of both from an observation point.
The caves, with an immense underground gorge and halls, are the beginning of the Skocjan underground system The caves probably have the biggest cave hall in Europe, measuring 12,000 square meters in cross section. The Reka River runs underground for almost 40 km to the sources of the Timav in the Gulf of Trieste in Italy.
Duration: 5 hours
Overview: See two Slovenian towns. Kranj is Slovenia's 4th largest town with an attractive Old Town with many beautiful old buildings on an escarpment above the rivers Kokra and Sava. Visit another old town Skofja Loka which has the most preserved medieval influences in Slovenia. Throughout the centuries the inhabitants of the town and its surroundings were occupied in many trades, which then developed at the end of the Middle Ages into the trade unions - guilds.
Sightseeing tour in Skofja Loka takes you through narrow streets to the 15th century Jacob's parish church, the 16th century Town Hall, other medieval buildings and the Friezing bishops' castle on a hill above the town. Spend some free time for refreshments, snacks or explore more of the town.
Duration: 7 hours 30 minutes
Overview: In the southwestern part of Slovenia stretches a region called Kras (Karst), a land of rare beauty, secret underground waters and caves, special climate and scarce vegetation. Visit Štanjel village with its typical Karst architecture, followed by a tasting of dried ham "prsut" and famous red wine Teran at a Karst farm. Continue to picturesque Lipica, where beautiful white horses called Lipizzaners have been bred for over 400 years. A local guide takes you on a tour through the stables pointing out different methods of stages of breeding and training of these noble animals. A special feature is a show-program of star Lipizzaner studs.
Overview: Pension Alp is a family owned pension in the vicinity of Lake Bled, surrounded by cornfields and providing a wonderful view of Karavanke Mountain and the Julian Alps. Its only 700 meters or a 10 minute easy walk to the lake or the center of town. You will rest and enjoy the atmosphere in our pleasant double, triple or family rooms. Pension Alp is an excellent starting point for different activities such as walking, hiking, cycling or fishing. Guests can rent bikes or play tennis. After a long day you can pamper yourself in the Wellness Center and then savor delicious, locally grown, and creative food in their restaurant.
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