Combine the tastes of Slovenia with its historic and natural sights and discover some of the country’s most captivating regions.
Stay in Ljubljana, Slovenia’s vibrant yet laid back city, and start your holiday with a food tour, which balances the top attractions of the old town with delightful food tastings. Delve deeper into Slovenian gastronomy by putting on a chef’s hat and learning how to prepare traditional Slovenian dishes yourself in an exciting cooking class.
Visit the alpine north with its majestic mountainscapes and two beautiful glacial lakes, Bled and Bohinj, which are absolute must-see attractions. Between the history of Lake Bled and the spectacular nature of Lake Bohinj, discover the traditional villages and famous delicacies, such as cheese made from the milk of cows you can still see grazing on the high altitude pastures.
Don’t miss Slovenia’s incredible underground world of Postojna Cave in the Karst region, which is also famous for its rustic villages and unique specialties, the pršut(prosciutto) ham and teran wine, a perfect food pairing combination. Continue to Goriška Brda and Vipava Valley, two of the 9 wine growing regions, where you will be able to toast with some of the best wines in the country.
Enjoy the Mediterranean flavours on the Slovenian coast and visit Piran, a charming medieval town with Venetian history, and the vineyards of the coastal wine region with incredible views of the Adriatic Sea to accompany your tasting of local produce.
Meet Ljubljana, a cosy, relaxed capital that will charm you straight away! Spend your day exploring the city’s main sights and attractions on a walking food tour through the old town, all the while stopping for delicious tastes of rich Slovenian traditional cuisine. Enjoy a leisurely boat ride on Ljubljanica River, where you will be able to see why this is considered one of the greenest capitals in Europe. Try your own cooking skill as you tackle traditional Slovenian recipes by yourself under local guidance at a cooking class or just help out enough to feel very much accomplished when you are trying out the delicacies that came from under your own two hands.
The Slovenian Alps are something everyone raves about. We will head out early in the morning to the most famous attraction in Slovenia - Lake Bled and enjoy a morning boat ride to the picturesque island in the middle. The cafe on the island specialised in the most traditional Slovenian pastry - potica, which you will get to try and learn more about. The afternoon will be reserved for gorgeous Lake Bohinj, famous for its cow cheese, and we will make sure you get to try some!
Another day, another must-see! We are off to Postojna Cave, the queen of caves, where a small electric train will take you underground for a unique experience. The dripstones and the halls of this cave are so spectacular that any description fails to do them justice. A short drive away from Postojna, we will pass by Predjama Castle as well, a unique structure with mysterious stories and a wonderful photo-stop. We will go further into the Karst region, which is famous for its stone-house villages, vineyards and a unique landscape, all the way to Štanjel, a dreamy rustic town, where you will be able to try the typical local prosciutto and wine.
The temperature in the cave is 10C, so make sure you are dressed properly.
Get your taste buds ready, because we will be spoiling them with some exquisite wines on this day! The rolling hills of Goriška Brda covered in vineyards and medieval villages were made famous by winemakers that are praised all over the world. We will visit winemakers in both Goriška Brda and Vipava Valley, taking a peak in their cellars and vineyards and enjoying the fruits of their labour.
Another day, another change of scenery! The small Slovenian coastline will offer you the Mediterranean vibes with its landscape, climate and architecture, as well as the laid-back feel to finish off your holiday in the right mood. We will spend time in Piran, the most popular town on the coast and enjoy it’s small medieval streets and picturesque buildings. Piran is surrounded by a wine growing region, so we will head up into the hills, where you will get to taste our Mediterranean style wines at a local farm and enjoy some of the best views of the Adriatic Sea. What a way to say goodbye to Slovenia!
Why not spend a few more days in Slovenia? Extend your holidays with a pre- or post-holiday extension. Accommodation, sightseeing and activities can be arranged. Add as many extra days to your holiday as you wish.
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