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Duration: Jun 23, 2018 - Jul 07, 2018
Price: $3,059
    • Accommodation at select (or similar) hotels, taxes included
    • Breakfast at hotels
    • 8 lunches
    • 5 dinners (3 course)
    • Transportation by modern A/C motorcoach per itinerary below
    • Services of professional English speaking Tour Director
    • Entrances indicated in bold letters
    • Musical entertainment as noted in day by day program
    • Sightseeing tours as indicated in the itinerary
  • DAY 01: JUNE 23

    Depart from the United States.

    DAY 02: JUNE 24 / ARRIVAL TO ZAGREB

    Upon arrival to Zagreb, we have a group bus transfer to our hotel. This evening enjoy a folklore show with dinner. Overnight in Zagreb. (D)

    DAY 03: JUNE 25 / ZAGREB – PLITVICE

    After breakfast, we tour the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament and Government Palace before leaving Zagreb. Tonight enjoy a pleasant evening at the Estate Kazele (or similar), enjoy local ambiance and savor home cooked food. Continue to Plitvice for overnight. (B, L)

    DAY 04: JUNE 26 / PLITVICE – SPLIT

    This morning, have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. Lunch at local restaurant and continue towards Split for the night. (B, L)

    DAY 05: JUNE 27 / BLED, EXCURSION TO LJUBLJANA

    Enjoy a full day trip to Šolta Island, known for its honey, olive oil and wine production. During your island tour, you will have lunch at a local restaurant, visit a local honey producer and have the presentation of the art of beekeeping and will end your day with olive oil and wine tasting. Return to Split for overnight. (B, L)

    DAY 06: JUNE 28 / SPLIT – OPATIJA

    After breakfast, we depart for to Opatija. Enjoy a nice lunch with wines at Bibich Winery in the small town of Plastovo. Continue to Opatija. Accommodation in your hotel, overnight. (B, L)

    DAY 07: JUNE 29 / ISTRIA TOUR

    Today you will explore the beautiful Istrian Peninsula. Visit the historic town of Pula and see the Roman Amphitheater built in the 1st century. Then, continue to the picturesque fishing village of Rovinj to uncover its Venetian heritage. After lunch, continue to Poreč and visit the World Heritage listed Poreč Basilica. On your way back to Opatija, we will make a short stop at Livade for truffles tasting. Overnight in Opatija. (B, L)

    DAY 08: JUNE 30 / OPATIJA – PREDJAMA – BOHINJ

    Morning at leisure in Opatija and departure towards Slovenia. Stop in Jelšane and have lunch at Gostilna Pek with the “Ansambel Sneznik”. Continue to the charming Predjama Castle for a visit. In the late afternoon, travel to Bohinj. Accommodation at hotel and overnight. (B, L)

    DAY 09: JULY 1 / BOHINJ & BLED

    In the morning, we depart Bohinj and head towards Bled. You will have free time for individual activities such as a pletna boat ride, visit the Bled castle or maybe try the famous Bled cream cake. Return to Bohinj for the remainder of afternoon before dinner at a local restaurant. (B, D)

    DAY 10: JULY 2 / BOHINJ – LOGAR VALLEY – MARIBOR

    Morning departure from Bohinj and travel to the Logar Valley. Free time in the valley and visit of Rinka Waterfall before we continue to the Štajerska region. On the way, we have an early dinner at the restaurant Ribnik pri Lisjaku in Tabor (or similar). Overnight in Maribor. (B, D)

    DAY 11: JULY 3 / EXCURSION TO VELIKA NEDELJA & JERUZALEM

    Morning at leisure. In the afternoon, travel to Jeruzalem and visit a local wine producer like Kogel in Velika Nedelja (or similar) for a wine tasting. Then, continue to Jeruzalem area and have dinner with accordion music at Brenholc tourist farm or similar. (B, WT, D)

    DAY 12: JULY 4 / MARIBOR – ROGAŠKA SLATINA – PLETERJE – OTOČEC-LJUBLJANA

    Travel to Rogaška Slatina and stop at the famous crystal factory for a guided tour. Then, on to Dolenjska region where you will visit the open air museum in Pleterje. Continue to a local tourist farm for a late lunch (tourist farm Šeruga near Otočec, or similar). Time permitting, we will continue to Berryshka chocolate and liquor factory for quick visit and tasting. Continue to Ljubljana for overnight. (B, L)

    DAY 13: JULY 5 / LIPICA & VIPAVA VALLEY

    Late in the morning, travel to Lipica stud farm and have sightseeing tour of the horses. Enjoy a picnic at their estate, lunch will be served in the refreshing shadows of the trees. In the afternoon, travel to Vipava valley for wine tasting at local wine producer Batic (or similar). Return to Ljubljana for overnight. (B, L, WT)

    DAY 14: JULY 6 / LJUBLJANA

    Day at leisure in Ljubljana, optional activities will be offered. Farewell dinner tonight at the famous Gostilna Avsenik with music. (B, D)

    DAY 15: JULY 7 / DEPART LJUBLJANA

    Breakfast at hotel and transfer to Ljubljana airport. (B)

  • 2018 Departure Dates & Prices
    Start date
    End date
    Per person in twin
    Single supplement
    23 June 2018 7 July 2018 $ 3,059 $ 669
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