Scenic Lakes of Slovenia
Sampling Lake Bled’s famous delicacy, a deliciously rich cream slice with a crispy crust and thick layers of cream and custard. Best enjoyed al fresco while overlooking the lake itself.
There are few more appealing places to spend a week than the shores of Lake Bled. On this immersive Slovenia tour we begin by exploring this picture-perfect body of water, including famous Bled Island. We head into the scenic countryside to get a taste of Slovene culture. And, proving that Bled is no one-off, we tour stunning Bohinj, the countrys largest glacial lake. In between, theres time to wander at your own pace, enjoying the gloriously fresh mountain air.
Your holiday includes:
3 excursions and visits
Day 1 UK – Ljubljana – Bled
Titans VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Ljubljana. On arrival we transfer to the village of Bled.
Day 2 Bled – Bled Countryside
We begin with an orientation walk around Bled. The glacial Lake Bled, surrounded by mountains and forests, forms part of the Julian Alps and youll get that fairytale feeling on your first glimpse of Bled Island. This tiny tear-shaped island is home to a striking 15th-century church.
This afternoon well head out to explore a combination of scenic countryside and Slovene cultural heritage – from the Zavrnica Valley and Karavanke mountain range to learning the secrets of Slovenias beekeeping tradition. Well pass through small, pretty villages as well as the town of Radovljica, which boasts one of the best-preserved medieval town squares.
Day 3 Lake Bohinj
Our included excursion today takes us to Lake Bohinj, Slovenias largest glacial lake, nestled within the Bohinj valley. Prepare to be captivated by the stunning mountainous scenery and take some time to appreciate the peace and quiet of this serene lake.
Well then drive through the upper valley, take a relaxing walk in the alpine village of Stara Fuzina, and enjoy a tasty snack of Bohinj cheese, bread and dried fruit. All this before reaching spectacular Bohinj itself and the medieval Church of St John the Baptist with its fine Middle Age frescoes.
Day 4 Bled
You are at leisure today to enjoy your hotel and surroundings; or perhaps take an optional excursion to the Julian Alps for spectacular views of unspoiled natural beauty.
Day 5 Bled
A day at leisure. Or why not enjoy a Taste of Slovenia optional excursion to take a boat cruise on the emerald River Soca, through an alpine valley.
Day 6 Bled
Today is free, or you can join an optional guided excursion to the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana. Youll experience a funicular railway trip up to Ljubljana Castle and take in far-reaching views of the town below and distant snowy mountains.
Day 7 Bled
Join an optional excursion to Postojna Cave – a fascinating cave system of stalagmites and stalactites that create beautiful naturally occurring patterns. After gazing at these fascinating formations, youll continue to Predjama Castle, built into the mouth of a cave, standing defiant and impenetrable 123 metres up a cliff.
Or, alternatively, take a Trieste and Lipica Stud Farm trip to visit the Italian port loved by James Joyce and see the world-famous Lipizzaner horses.
Day 8 Bled – Ljubljana – UK
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.