Slovenia, Italy, Croatia
11 Days/10 nights from 2250,00€ per person
Round private guided and driven tour of Slovenia and Croatia with start/finish in Venice. Visit main attractions of Slovenia with Postojna caves, Piran, Ljubljana and Croatian sites that include goregeous Istrian villages of Grožnjan, capital Zagreb, glorious Plitvice lakes, Split and Dubrovnik.
Day 1: Venice
Arrival in Venice and meet and greet with the guide/driver. Check in to the hotel and free day at leisure.
Day 2: Venice
Full day to explore Venice with its main attractions, like Rialto, st. Marks square, Canal grande,... Also possible visit of nearby islands of Murano and Burano. Overnight in Venice.
Day 3: Trieste - Miramare - Piran
After breakfast drive towards Trieste, most northern Italian port that used to be the most important port of Habsburg empire. Walk through the old streets and visit of the famous Piazza Unita Italia square. Nearby is also a picturesque Castle Miramare, that was built by archduke Maximilian of Habsburg in 1860 as his residence. After that drive towards Slovenia and its the beautiful coastal town of Piran built on a peninsula and overlooked by grand church of St. George. Walk over the Tartini square and admire old Town hall, Courthouse and other colourful Venetian houses surrounding the old square. Overnight in Portorož/Piran.
Day 4: Grožnjan-Opatija-Plitvice
After the breakfast we will leave Slovenia and head towards extremely picturesque Istrian town of Grožnjan famous for many galleries and traditional Istrian architecture. After that continue towards the Croatian cosmopolitan town of Opatija for a quick stop before you continue towards Plitvice where we will visit the famous UNESCO protected lakes. Overnight in Plitvice
Day 5: Dubrovnik
After breakfast continue of Private tour of Croatia with drive towards Southern Dalmatia to visit Pearl of Adriatic - Dubrovnik. On the way stop at Mali Ston to taste famous oysters and afternoon arrival to Dubrovnik for sightseeing of old town and possible late walk on the city wall. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 6: Split
After breakfast continue with private tour towards Split to visit spectacular old city centre which used to be Roman emperor Diocletians palace. Walk through narrow streets and visit of Peristyle, cathedral, Golden gates, cellars of palace etc... Overnight in Split.
Day 7: Zagreb
After breakfast you will be taken by your private guide/driver towards capital of Croatia - Zagreb to have a walk tour of old town with spectacular cathedral and many charming squares full of people enjoying life. Overnight in Zagreb
Day 8: Postojna cave - Ljubljana
Morning drive to Slovenia and via capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana towards Postojna cave to visit 21 km long, number one attraction of Slovenia. In the afternoon arrival to Ljubljana and walk along Ljubljanica river and below the castle to explore vibrant farmers market and other interesting sites in this tiny European capital. Overnight in Ljubljana.
Day 9: Bled-Bohinj
In the morning we will head to the lake Bohinj surrounded by Julian Alps and take a lift to the Mount Vogel 1535 meters high and taste some typical alpine meal. In the afternoon we will head to lake Bled to visit the island with a church in the middle of the lake and mighty castle 130 meters above the lake. A true paradise. Overnight in Bled.
Day 10: Valley of river Soča
This morning we will head towards the famous ski resort Kranjska Gora where we will start ascend to the top of the Vršič mountainpass 1611 meters high. On the other side of the mountain we will reach valley of river Soča that is often called »The Emerald river« due to its colour. Drive along the river and on the way visit of WWI museum in Kobarid. The valley is also famous for adrenaline sports like rafting, canyoning, paragliding etc… In the evening we will arrive to the most famous wine growing are to conclude the tour with exclusive food and wine. Overnight in Goriška Brda.
Day 11: Goriška Brda – Venice
After breakfast departure towards Venice and end of services.
Highlights of Venice with Slovenia and Croatia Private Tour
◊ Walk across st. Marks square in Venice
◊ Explore old streets of Piran
◊ Truffle area around Motovun and Grožnjan
◊ Fantastic Plitvice lakes
◊ Croatian capital Zagreb
◊ Walk through Emperor Diocletian “palace”
◊ Explore Pearl of Adriatic – Dubrovnik
◊ Spectacular Postojna cave
◊ Buy some goods on Ljubljana open air market
◊ Breathtaking Bled and Bohinj lakes
◊ Emerald Soča river
◊ Gourmet Goriška Brda
Price of Venice with Slovenia and Croatia tour
in Hotels 3*
in Hotels 4*
The price includes:
◊ 10x accomodations in double room with breakfast
◊ hotel taxes and service charges
◊ local guides for city tours in Grožnjan, Motovun, Dubrovnik, Split, Zagreb
◊ 24h service of a profesional private tour guide/driver with a private car/van
◊ entrance fees (Postojna cave, Predjama castle, Bled castle, Bled island with boat, Plitvice lakes, City walls Dubrovnik, Palace cellar in Split, cathedral in Split, WWI museum in Kobarid…)
◊ dinner in Goriška Brda
◊ private water taxi transfer in Venice
◊ organization and VAT
The price does not include:
◊ Airfare to Slovenia
◊ meals and drinks not described in the programme
◊ entrance fees
◊ personal expenses of any kind
◊ hotel services like phonecalls, laundry, minibar, room service
◊ travel personal insurance