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Explore Slovenia's spectacular mountains, lakes and forests by train and coach and stay in a relaxing resort on the Adriatic

Nestled in the foothills of the Julian Alps, Lake Bled, with its little white church and surrounding crystal-clear glacial waters and emerald-green forests, is an enchanting scene.

On this trip, you'll have plenty of time to soak up the stunning scenery of Lake Bled. You'll also get to explore the romantic Slovenian capital, Ljubljana, and join an excursion into the heart of Slovenia's only national park, Triglav, crossing the highest mountain pass, Vršicˇ, and passing through the beautiful Socˇa river valley to reach the shores of Lake Predil in Italy.

In coastal Portorož, you can enjoy a resort stay on the glistening Adriatic and visit the Karst cave at Postojna, which is one of the largest in the world.

The scenery throughout your holiday will be unforgettable, and you'll have all the more chance to see it on this completly no-fly holiday, travelling by rail to Germany and through the Austrian Alps and by coach on a spectacular journey through the Julian Alps.

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Price includes

  • Return Eurostar from London to Paris
  • TGV from Paris to Munich and Turin to Paris
  • Connecting rail journeys including a scenic trip across the stunning Austrian Alps
  • One night bed and breakfast in Munich
  • Four nights' half board accommodation at Lake Bled
  • Three nights' half board accommodation in Portorož
  • One night bed and breakfast in Turin
  • Take some free time to relax on the shores of Lake Bled
  • Do as you please with your free time in the resort of Portorož
  • Services of our experienced Tour Manager


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  1. Day
    London to Munich
    Munich , Germany

    Journey from London to Paris by Eurostar and continue by TGV to Munich, where you'll check in at your overnight hotel.

  2. Day
    Travel to Lake Bled
    Munich , Germany

    Continue your rail journey, which follows a stunning route through the Austrian Alps and across the border into Slovenia. You will then be transferred by coach to your hotel on Lake Bled for a four-night stay.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
  3. Day
    Lake Bled
    Bled, Slovenia

    Enjoy a day at leisure in the peaceful and beautiful resort of Lake Bled. A walk around the lake is highly recommended. At 6 kilometres it can take a couple of hours, but there's definitely no rush, with plenty of places to stop and take in the scenery, or even take a dip in the emerald water. For a small fee you can also take a traditional wooden pletna boat (there are no noisy motorboats on Lake Bled) to visit the Church of Maria, which rises from a tiny islet in the middle of the lake, or you can hire your own rowing boat for a more personal experience.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
  4. Day
    Ljubljana, Slovenia

    With its hilltop castle and riverside location, Ljubljana is a wonderful place to visit, so we have set aside a full day for you to enjoy here. Its compact size makes it easy to explore and there are treasures at every turn, including Dragon Bridge, the Franciscan church, the triple bridge, and the funicular railway leading to the castle. Be sure to witness every highlight that this beautiful city has to offer by taking advantage of your included city tour.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
  5. Day
    Julian Alps
    Bovec, Slovenia

    Today you venture into the Julian Alps on an included coach excursion. The route takes you into the heart of the mountains of Slovenia's only national park, Triglav, crossing the highest mountain pass of Vršic and passing through the beautiful Soca river valley. You'll make a stop at the small town of Bovec, which is surrounded by magnificent scenery, before coasting down the Predil mountain pass and crossing the border into Italy, to spend some time on the shore of the small but spectacular Lake Predil.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
  6. Day
    Visit the Postojna Cave
    Postojna, Slovenia

    Leave your lakeside paradise and take a scenic journey by coach to the Slovenian coastal resort of Portorož (Port of Roses). During your journey you'll visit the Karst cave at Postojna, which is one of the largest in the world, with more than five kilometres of breathtaking underground halls and natural tunnels that can be explored on foot, where you will see stalagmite and stalactite formations that are unequalled anywhere. Continue to your hotel in Portorož, your base for the next three nights.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
  7. Days
    Portorož, Slovenia

    Relax and enjoy two full days in your resort. Situated on the Slovenian coastline, Portorož is the ideal place to relax; you can take a dip in the Adriatic Sea, walk along the beach or take a seat at one of its many cafes and simply watch the world go by. If you would like to explore further, just a short distance away you will find picturesque Piran, sitting pretty at the tip of a narrow peninsula. Its Old Town - one of the best-preserved historical towns anywhere on the Adriatic - is a gem of Venetian Gothic architecture.

    On your second day you can also join an optional excursion to Lipica Stud Farm (£45 supplement applies). Lipica is famous for its white Lipizzaner horses, which were first bred there for the Spanish Riding School in Vienna in the late 16th century. It is one of the oldest stud farms in the world. Your guided tour will take you around the Stud Farm and you'll visit the stables where the white mares take care of their dark foals.

    Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
  8. Day
    Torino, Italy

    Set off this morning and travel to the Italian city of Turin, where you'll check in at your overnight hotel.

    Meals - Breakfast
  9. Day
    Return to London
    Paris, France

    Take the morning train to Paris and board the Eurostar for your return to London.

    Meals - Breakfast

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