LUXURY SLOVENIA TOURS

Introduction to Slovenia
(5 Days)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled, the Julian Alps & Brda

Food & Wine Tour of Slovenia
(7 Days)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled & the Julian Alps, Portoroz with Brda & Piran

MULTI-COUNTRY TOURS

Best of Slovenia & Venice
(9 Days)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled & the Julian Alps, Portoroz with Piran & Brda, Venice

Best of Croatia, Slovenia & Istria
(12 Days)
Zagreb, Ljubljana & Lake Bled, Portoroz, Brda, Piran, Bale, Plitvice Lakes National Park

Culinary Tour of Slovenia & Croatia
(12 Days)
Ljubljana & Lake Bled, Istria, Split, Dubrovnik

Active Tour of Slovenia & Croatia
(10 Days)
Ljubljana & Lake Bled, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Split, Hvar, Dubrovnik

Highlights of Slovenia & Austria
(9 Days)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled & the Julian Alps, Salzburg, Vienna

Ljubljana, Salzburg & Munich
(10 Days)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled & the Julian Alps, Salzburg & Salzkammergut, Munich

Journey through Slovenia, Croatia & Montenegro
(16 Days)
Ljubljana & Lake Bled, Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Split & Hvar, Dubrovnik, Montenegro

Highlights of Slovenia & Austria

(9 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled & the Julian Alps, Salzburg, Vienna

This private luxury tour features private touring of the most interesting cultural attractions in Slovenia, Salzburg and Vienna and the magnificent scenery of the Julian Alps and the Austrian Alps.

Begin in Ljubljana, the charming capital of Slovenia. During private touring, explore the Baroque and Art Nouveau architecture in the historic center; enjoy a boat ride on the Ljubljanica River, which flows through the city; visit Ljubljana Castle for panoramic views over the capital from a forested hilltop; tour the National Gallery of Slovenia; browse local markets and shops; and enjoy leisure time to relax at local cafes and restaurants.

One day, enjoy a private excursion to see the incredible stalactites and stalagmites inside Postojna Cave or the dramatic karst chambers inside Skocjan Cave, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perhaps also visit Lipica Stud Farm, where Lipizzaner horses have been bred for centuries, or Predjama Castle, a medieval fortress built into high stone cliffs. Alternatively, you might like to opt for an exciting river rafting experience through the beautiful canyon of the Kolpa river or enjoy a scenic hike through one of the virgin forests of the Kocevsko province.

Next, transfer to Austria. En route, enjoy a private excursion to the beautiful Julian Alps. At iconic Lake Bled, ride in a private pletna (flat-bottomed wooden boat) to a tiny island with a picturesque church and bell tower. Also see Bled Castle, which perches atop rocky cliffs overlooking the water. Also, perhaps enjoy a spectacular walk through Vintgar Gorge, or visit a beekeeper to learn about his work—a popular Slovenian pastime—and taste local honey.

Continue to Salzburg, a charming Baroque town famous for Mozart and The Sound of Music. Tour highlights such as the Cathedral, Mozart's birthplace, and the Mirabell Palace and Gardens. Walk down Getreidegasse, Salzburg's most famous shopping street, and visit select boutiques specializing in local products such as loden coats, Christmas decorations and Mozartkugel chocolate pralines. Tour markets, art museums and other historic highlights.

Next, tour the Wachau, the beautiful wine-growing region along the Danube River. Tour Melk's famous abbey and take a cruise on the Danube, passing castles, vineyards and villages. Also, enjoy wine tasting at one of Austria's leading wineries.

Conclude in Vienna. During private touring, your expert local guide will take you to the most interesting neighborhoods, upscale shops and food markets, and help you navigate the overwhelming wealth of spectacular art, architecture and history in this former imperial capital. Visit the Spanish Riding School to see the Lipizzaner Stallions during a training session or performance. See the highlights of world-renowned palaces and museums such as the MuseumsQuartier, Kunsthistorisches, Albertina, Schonbrunn (including the Bergl Rooms), the Jewish Museum and the Freud Museum. Tour architectural monuments that exemplify the best in Vienna's Gothic, Baroque and Secessionist styles including St. Stephen's Cathedral and Otto Wagner-designed buildings. Visit our favorite shops selling exquisite linens, crystal, chocolates, gourmet foods and antiques. Visit up-and-coming neighborhoods known for their designers and chefs. Taste local culinary specialties at our favorite stalls in the enormous Naschmarkt food market. We'll also ensure you have daily opportunities to visit Vienna's leading coffee houses and patisseries.

Itinerary Overview
Day 1 Arrive Ljubljana, Slovenia
Private arrival transfer to hotel for 3 nights
Day 2 Ljubljana
Private city touring
Day 3 Ljubljana & environs
Full-day private flexible excursion. Options include caves, Lipica Stud Farm, river rafting and/or hiking
Day 4 Ljubljana – Lake Bled – Salzburg, Austria
Private excursion to Lake Bled, including private pletna boat ride, en route to hotel for 2 nights
Day 5 Salzburg
Full-day private tour
Day 6 Salzburg – Wachau – Vienna
Private transfer to hotel for 3 nights, with touring in Wachau en route
Day 7 Vienna
Full-day private tour
Day 8 Vienna
Full-day private tour
Day 9 Depart Vienna
Private airport transfer

Hotels
Ljubljana: InterContinental Ljubljana
Salzburg: Hotel Sacher Salzburg
Vienna: Park Hyatt Vienna or Hotel Sacher Vienna

Cost
$16,110 Per person (double occupancy)

LUXURY SLOVENIA TOURS

Introduction to Slovenia
(5 Days)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled, the Julian Alps & Brda

Food & Wine Tour of Slovenia
(7 Days)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled & the Julian Alps, Portoroz with Brda & Piran

MULTI-COUNTRY TOURS

Best of Slovenia & Venice
(9 Days)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled & the Julian Alps, Portoroz with Piran & Brda, Venice

Best of Croatia, Slovenia & Istria
(12 Days)
Zagreb, Ljubljana & Lake Bled, Portoroz, Brda, Piran, Bale, Plitvice Lakes National Park

Culinary Tour of Slovenia & Croatia
(12 Days)
Ljubljana & Lake Bled, Istria, Split, Dubrovnik

Active Tour of Slovenia & Croatia
(10 Days)
Ljubljana & Lake Bled, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Split, Hvar, Dubrovnik

Highlights of Slovenia & Austria
(9 Days)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled & the Julian Alps, Salzburg, Vienna

Ljubljana, Salzburg & Munich
(10 Days)
Ljubljana with Lake Bled & the Julian Alps, Salzburg & Salzkammergut, Munich

Journey through Slovenia, Croatia & Montenegro
(16 Days)
Ljubljana & Lake Bled, Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Split & Hvar, Dubrovnik, Montenegro

Testimonials

What a gem Slovenia is. The mountains and lakes are spectacular, and we had a great time just wandering around Ljubljana. The people were so friendly, the food was delicious, and we really enjoyed connecting with our guide, who did a great job of opening up the local culture and history for us.
~S.L., Boston, MA

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