9 days - from only £699pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Scenic Slovenia and Lake Bled by Express Coach

Join us and discover the wonderful country of Slovenia, as we visit the country’s capital, colourful Ljubljana, also seeing the lake and mountains of Bled.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 6 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

9 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then travel by Express Coach overnight to Slovenia.

  • Day 2:

    We will arrive in the town of Bled in the early afternoon where we check into our hotel. Relax and take the chance to start exploring the area.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 3: Lake Bled

    We take a short journey to Lake Bled today. The lake is one of the most scenic in the world with its beautiful emerald green water. It is known for Bled Island with its pretty white church in the centre of the lake.

    Take the opportunity to travel onto the island on a pletna gondola, or walk around the lake which will take around an hour. Before we leave we will visit Bled Castle, which sits high above the lake on a cliff 130m above the lake and is both a symbol of Slovenia and one of the country’s biggest attractions.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lake Bled

    Lake Bled

    Included Highlights

    • Lake Bled
  • Day 4: Piran and Portoroz

    Today, our included excursion takes us to the Slovenian resort of Piran. Piran is a real jewel on the Adriatic Coast, with close links to Venice.

    Explore the Old Town with its labyrinth of alleyways, covered arches, churches and Venetian influenced architecture. Relax in Tartini Square and watch the world go by, as you look across the charming harbour.

    Later, spend time in the neighbouring resort of Portoroz, whose name translates as ‘Port of Roses’.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Piran

    Piran

    Included Highlights

    • Piran
    • Portoroz
  • Day 5: Day at leisure

    Spend a leisurely day in our resort.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Bled
  • Day 6: Ljubljana and Postonja Caves

    Today we have an included excursion to Ljubljana. This historic capital, developed by the Romans, is now a blend of Baroque churches and mansions overlooked by a medieval castle.

    Spend the day at leisure exploring this fascinating city, take a stroll along the willow-lined walkways along the Ljubljanica River, or join our optional guided tour. The lively Prešeren Square, everyone’s favourite meeting place, is adorned with a garland of graceful Secessionist buildings. The unique Three Bridges spans the River Ljubljanica, which winds its way through the city.

    We later visit the breathtaking caves at Postojna, where you will take an underground train through magically lit halls to view the beautiful formations of stalagmites and stalactites.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Ljubljana

    Ljubljana

    Included Highlights

    • Ljubljana
    • Postojna Caves

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Ljubljana Guided Tour
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 7: Kranjska Gora

    Join our optional excursion to the Triglav National Park. Enjoy a drive through the mountains to the resort of Kranjska Gora. Nestled in the tri-border region, Kranjska Gora is a nature lover’s paradise in the summer and a famous ski resort in the winter.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Triglav National Park

    Triglav National Park & Kranjska Gora

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2021
    • Triglav National Park & Kranjska Gora
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 8:

    We depart this afternoon and begin our overnight travel for the ferry back to the UK.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 9:

    Return home.

Single Room Supplement from £139.00 (9 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Hotel Kompas in Bled. 

  • Hotel Kompas Bled

    The 4-star Hotel Kompas in Bled is situated on a small hill in the heart of Bled. Built in original Alpine style, it blends harmoniously with the natural environment, which is characterised by high plateaus and the peaks of the Julian Alps. Enjoy unforgettable views across Lake Bled and the castle. Relax on the outdoor terrace or enjoy a swim in the indoor pool, which provides wonderful views through the large glazed windows. The hotel has a restaurant and café bar.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

For a full list of our joining points, click here.

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