If you are looking to discover the best attractions of the Green Heart of Europe, then this nine-day Slovenia highlights tour is the one for you. From the vibrant streets of Ljubljana capital, the pristine alpine lakes Bled and Bohinj, the mysterious Karst underworld, and the coastline town Piran —Slovenia will amaze you with its natural beauty, tasty cuisine, and rich history.
You’ll begin your tour in Ljubljana, Europe’s Green Capital, which offers amazing sightseeing, excellent gastronomy, and outdoor recreation. Next on our itinerary is the versatile Karst region with its mythical Škocjan caves, listed on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites and the famous Lipica stud farm, the oldest European stud farm. After a short drive, you will already see the dreamy coastline of the Adriatic. There you will learn about the fascinating history of Piran, one of the most beautiful old towns in the country, and discover how salt was harvested 700 years ago while visiting the Sečovlje Salt Pans.
If you are a foodie, who enjoys a glass of “vino” with his meal, then you are in for a treat when we visit the Vipava valley wine region. Local winemakers will be happy to take you around their wineries, prepare a wine tasting and maybe even share some secrets about their award-winning wines. Another valley that you will discover is the Soča valley, named after the breathtaking emerald river flowing through it. With easy and relaxing hikes, you will explore the region’s highlights such as the Kozjak Waterfall, Tolmin Gorge, and the Kobarid WWI Museum, serving as a reminder of the fierce battles in the first world war that stormed the valley.
With a scenic drive over the Vršič mountain Pass, you will arrive at one of the most famous locations in Slovenia, Bled. Its many attractions like the traditional Pletna boat ride to Lake Bled island, or a cable car ride to Mount Vogel will guarantee a remarkable ending to your holiday in Slovenia that you will remember for years to come.