Slovenia – “Inn to Inn”

Pictures: 1) Lake Bled at sunrise, 2) Visiting a local beekeeper, 3) Jeruzalem wine hills, 4) Gingerbread Museum, Radovljica, 5) Wine tasting in the Vipava Valley.

Slovenia – “Inn to Inn” – 7 nights

featuring Lake Bled, Radovljica, Triglav National Park, Goriska Brda, Piran & the Istrian hills, Ptuj & Jeruzalem, Velika Planina, Kamnik, Ljubljana, & lots more ……

 

This sample itinerary comes highly recommended and provides an illustration of what your private tour could look like, since your own custom made private tour can be personalised in consideration of your own needs and preferences.  Such as where your tour begins and ends, the total number of nights, the locations where you would like to overnight, the attractions that you would like to visit, and the amount of free time that you would like to enjoy at leisure.  

Furthermore, your tour can be themed around any special interests or activities of your choice such as wine tasting, gastronomy, photography, painting, walking, golf, fishing, adventure sports or ancestry. 

Summary:

Day 1 Radovljica:

Flight arrival at the airport of your choice, we recommend either of Ljubljana or Venice Marco Polo airport.

Personalised “meet & greet” in the airport arrivals hall.

Private transfer to your accommodation at a traditional inn, located in the heart of the old medieval town of Radovljica, just a few miles away from Lake Bled.

Guided orientation walking tour around the town, optional visits to the nearby Gingerbread museum and the Bee Keeping museum.

Assistance with your hotel check in.

Overnight in Radovljica.

Day 2 Lake Bled, the Triglav National Park and Lake Bohinj. 

Full day private tour covering the highlights and the less discovered backroads of the local region, with optional visits to Bled Castle, the Vintgar Gorge, and the Mt. Vogel cable car.

In Lake Bled you can enjoy some free time at leisure to take a short stroll by the lakeside, a boat trip to the island, or to enjoy morning coffee or afternoon tea with the infamous local cream cake (kremna rezina).  In the picturesque Bohinj Valley, where time appears to have stood still for at least a couple of hundred years, you can opt to take lunch at an authentic village restaurant to sample some of the local delicacies.

Overnight in Radovljica.

Day 3 Julian Alps, Soca Valley and Goriska Brda:

Full day private tour to the Julian Alps, Soca Valley and Goriska Brda, the so called “Tuscany of Slovenia”.

Featuring some fabulous alpine scenery with lots of photo breaks along the way.

Optional guided walk along the banks of the River Soca Valley to the Kozjak waterfall, optional visit to the First World War Museum in Kobarid, optional wine tasting in Goriska Brda.

Assistance with your hotel check in, rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Goriska Brda, staying at an authentic boutique style hotel with stunning views across the surrounding panorama of vineyards and hilltop villages.

Day 4 Vipava Valley, Slovenian Karst & Adriatic and Piran:

Full day private tour through the Vipava Valley, the Slovenian Karst region and onwards to the Slovenian Adriatic, including a guided walk in the delightful coastal town of Piran. Our day concludes at our traditional style accommodation up in the Istrian hills, with magnificent views over the region and an opportunity to sample the delicious local food and wines.

Featuring a private road tour through the country lanes of the Vipava Valley and the Slovenian Karst, with optional visits to either of the attractive old town of Stanjel, the Postojna Caves and Predjama Castle, the Lipica Estate – the traditional home of the Lipizzaner Horses – or the Skocjan Caves (UNESCO World Heritage).

Assistance with your hotel check in, rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in the Istrian Hills.

Day 5 Ptuj and the wine hills around Jeruzalem:

Full day private tour, heading away from the coast and north-easterly to the relatively undiscovered yet beautiful region of Stajerska. An orientation walk is provided in historic Ptuj – said to be Slovenia’s oldest town – where you can also take the opportunity to have lunch in a traditional local restaurant. From here we continue through the countryside and head up into the wine hills around the village of Jeruzalem. The views are as delightful as the local fresh and fruity wines!!

Optional visit to Ptuj Castle and wine tasting in Jeruzalem.

Overnight in the Jeruzalem hills at a traditional inn or an authentic boutique style hotel.

Day 6 Logarska Dolina or Velika Planina:

Full day private tour heading west, towards the centre of Slovenia and concluding in the lovely market town of Kamnik.

There are two options, a road trip through the renowned alpine valley of Logarska Dolina, or a cable car trip up to the stunning mountain plateau of Velika Planina where you can enjoy a guided walk through the lush green pastures and shepherds’ settlements.

Assistance with your hotel check in.

Guided orientation walk around the old town of Kamnik.

Overnight in Kamnik at a traditional inn or an authentic boutique style hotel.

 Day 7 Ljubljana:

Full day private tour to nearby Ljubljana – the charming capital city of Slovenia.

Following a one hour guided walk around the old town and centre of Ljubljana, you can enjoy several hours of free time at leisure to do some more sightseeing, or perhaps to take the opportunity to do some shopping.

Optional visit to Ljubljana Castle, including the funicular ride and entrances to the castle museum and viewing tower.

Overnight in Kamnik.

Day 8 Kamnik:

Free time at leisure in Kamnik.

Private transfer to the airport or an alternative drop-off location of your choice.

 

Your transportation is by deluxe passenger van, offering exceptional travel comfort, with your own dedicated English speaking driver/guide.

You can enjoy all of the benefits of a private tour with us, for less than the price of “big bus” tours, but with all of the benefits of a private tour. Particularly where the fixed costs of your private transportation and guiding are shared between four or six persons.

Prices:

Please contact us by email for confirmation of our availability and your private tour price. We do not publish any prices here because your private tour will be custom made in consideration of your arrival and departure dates, the size of your group and your hotel preferences.

What else is included in your private tour package?

1) Your hotel accommodation with breakfast:

We have developed our own “cherry picked” selection of preferred traditional inns and authentic boutique style hotels, based on our personal experiences and client feedback, which we continuously monitor. At the time of making your enquiry we will check the current availability and room rates for our first choice hotel selections, and these details will be included with your custom made itinerary and quotation.

2) Your entrance fees at visitor attractions:

At the time of providing you with your custom made itinerary and quotation, we will provide the details of all of the various options for visitor attractions and other activities, for each day of your tour, including details of the entrance fees. You can decide which of these visitor attractions or activities you would like to include, and whether you would like to add these to your prepaid package of services, or alternatively you might prefer to pay on the day.

3) Local guides:

In addition to the general guidance and recommendations provided by Graeme, your personal driver and tour manager for your entire tour, you can enjoy the optional services of a local city guide or a park guide in various locations. Some of the guided tours provided by the visitor attractions listed above already include local specialist guides.

4) Other services:

Orientation and guidance at each overnight location including local restaurant recommendations, assistance with your luggage between the vehicle and the hotel lobby, hotel check-in assistance, 24/7 emergency contact.

Please contact us to make your enquiry.

Further details regarding our general booking terms and conditions can be found on this website in Payments and terms.

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