All day tour - best of Slovenia (up to 8 hours)
Ljubljana is often called an European jewel or a small blend of Prague and Amsterdam. It's a 'town with a soul', as visitors often comment.
The vibrant old town is concentrated along the Ljubljanica river and the Castle on a hill still looks like it's protecting the romantic city below. We are going to stroll along medieval streets, admire an interesting blend of different architectural styles, 'see' and 'be seen' on several famous promenades along the river, discover some of its hidden monuments, enjoy in the town's greenery and learn about stories and fairytales which connect present and past.
From Ljubljana to Bled, the magnificent alpine resort. Ascend the old castle perched on top of a steep cliff above the glacial Lake Bled. Castle terraces offer spectacular views of the lake and its tiny island in the middle. Will take a boat ride with 'Pletna' - traditional boat made by locals and reach the only island in Slovenia. We'll end our tour by relaxing by the lake and taste Bled's famous vanilla cake.
Our ride to Ljubljana should take us 1, 5 h. We will see all mayor Ljubljana sights: the main square with Prešeren monument, Franciscan church and Three Bridges, the Congress Square (Park of the Star), the National University Library, The New Square, The Cobbler's Bridge, The Old Square (the oldest street), the romantic river promenade, the Municipality Square, St. Nicholas Cathedral (enter if open), the famous Open Air Market, Butcher's Bridge, Dragon Bridge and Ljubljana Castle on Castle hill (optional).
A ride to Bled will take us 40 min. Bled offers magnificent views and a relaxed feeling. We are going to enjoy in a ride on lake with 'Pletna' traditional wooden boat, walk all the 99 steps to the St. Mary church and ring the 'wishing bell'. Take a ride over the lake and finish with vanilla cake 'Kremšnita', a must to do!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: According to your wishes in Trieste at your hotel lobby or Piazza D'Unita. I can also meet you in port of your criuse ship.
Duration: 8 hours.
End location: According to your wishes.
Duration: 8 hours
Rented van with driver.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 EUR - Drink/lunch in Ljubljana and Bled and Pletna boat trip 12E/pp.
I am not allowed to give tours inside museums or churches.
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Danijela made us feel very welcome in Slovenia! She loves her country and it shows! We now also feel very good about her country. Our tour was full of information and tasty treats to boot! We loved seeing the beauty of Slovenia with Danijela and would highly recommend her!