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Lake Bled, Slovenia

Gastronomy and History of Slovenia

5-day tailor-made self-guided journey from £2,415 pp


Short description

A five-day tour of the beautiful alpine landscape and delicious cuisine of Slovenia, visiting Ljubljana, Lake Bled and the Julian Alps


Recommended for:
City | Food & wine | History & culture | Relaxation | Short break

This five-day tour will introduce you to Slovenia's stunningly beautiful alpine landscapes, its fascinating history and culture and delicious gourmet cuisine. Throughout the holiday, you'll stay at the luxurious Hotel Cubo in Ljubljana, an ideal base from which to explore Slovenia's most iconic sites. Highlights include wine tasting, a private walking tour through Ljubljana, and a private boat trip on Lake Bled, with guided visit to Bled Castle. Each day, your touring will be complemented with a four-course gourmet lunch or dinner at one of Slovenia's top restaurants, such as As Aperitivo, the Strelec Castle restaurant, and the Juliana Restaurant at Grand Hotel Toplice.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1

Upon arrival in Ljubljana you will greeted at the airport and transferred to your accommodation: perfectly located near the old town - an ideal position to explore the beautiful city of Ljubljana. Later, you'll begin your Slovenian holiday by taking a cable car ride to Ljubljana Castle. The castle is Ljubljana's most prominent landmark, which has undergone numerous changes over its rich and dynamic history. The visit is an excellent opportunity for photography enthusiasts, as the castle offers magnificent, panoramic views of the city and its surroundings. 

Stay: Lesar Hotel Angel, Ljubljana (Superior)

Meals: D

Day 2

After breakfast today embark on a private walking tour. Your guide will explain Ljubljana’s history and show you some of the most picturesque corners of Slovenia’s capital. After your walking tour, take a handmade wooden boat to view some of the old town's major sights from a unique vantage point, while you enjoy a wine tasting of selected top Slovenian wines.

Stay: Lesar Hotel Angel, Ljubljana (Superior)

Meals: B L

Day 3
Piran & Optional Škocjan Caves

After breakfast, today is at leisure. We recommend pre booking an optional excursion such as a private visit of the Škocjan Caves, followed by a visit to the coastal city of Piran with lunch included. The most beautiful part of the Škocjan Caves Park is undoubtedly a set of eleven caves known as the Škocjan Caves. They are a UNESCO World Heritage site, and are the only natural Slovenian site on the list. 

Stay: Hotel Cubo

Meals: B

Day 4
Lake Bled & Julian Alps

After breakfast this morning is at leisure. After lunch enjoy a half day private tour of Lake Bled including a Private 'pletna' boat ride to the Island of Bled, where you will visit Bled Castle as well as the Church and Tower. Lake Bled and its surroundings are among the most beautiful alpine resorts in the world. The area is renowned for its mild climate, thermal lake water, and beautiful mountain landscape that is reflected in the lake, which make for an excellent day trip. In the middle of the lake is the beautiful Bled Island that has some excellent sites to visit, including the Bled Castle, the town of Bled and the wider countryside of the Gorenjska region. This evening, you'll settle down to a four-course gourmet dinner in the Juliana Restaurant of Grand Hotel Toplice – Bled's oldest hotel. The restaurant has one of the best locations in Bled and chef Simon Bertoncelj creates delicious food focused on seasonal produce and accompanied by local Slovenian wines.  

Stay: Hotel Cubo

Meals: B D

Day 5

Take a private transfer to Ljubljana Airport to take your return flight to London. 

Meals: B



Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior

5-day tailor-made self-guided journey from £2,415 pp

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