Wednesday, 27th December
We will meet our tour leader at the airport at 08.00am for our Air Malta direct flight to Maribor departing at 10.00am. On arrival at 11.55am, we will be transferred to our 3 star Hotel Krim 3*** in Bled and check in. Optional dinner.
Thursday, 28th December
After breakfast we will take an optional half day excursion, enabling us to discover the highlights of this lovely town. Bled is known as the “pearl” of the Slovenian Alpine region due to its emerald-green lake, a church on the island in the lake and a medieval castle on a cliff overlooking the lake. We make a visit to Bled Castle (extra), a vantage point to admire Bled. We later return to the lake where we will board a Pletna boat (extra – weather permitting), a typical boat found only in Bled and this will take us to visit the island. The rest of the day is free for personal sightseeing. Optional dinner.
Friday, 29th December
Breakfast.Today, we start off our stay in Slovenia with a full day optional excursion to the famous Slovenian skiing resort of Kranjska Gora, set near the borders of Austria and Italy. The picturesque village still retains its identity, making it a beautiful place to visit. In the afternoon, we will visit the charming medieval town Radovljica and the “live museum” of gingerbread hearts (entrance extra). Optional dinner in hotel.
Saturday, 30th December
After breakfast, we can join the tour leader for a full day optional excursion to neighbouring Austria. We will visit the beautiful small town of Villach and later Klagenfurt which was awarded the prestigious Europa Nostra Diploma for its handsomely restored Renaissance courtyards. Klagenfurt’s Neuer Platz is dominated by the Lindwurm, a winged dragon statue which is the emblem of the city. It was modelled on the legendary dragon, said to have resided in a swamp here long ago. We will then have some free time to explore this town.  After dinner, we can enjoy a folklore show with animation and live music for dancing (€10 per person - to be booked and paid with deposit). Optional dinner.
Sunday, 31st December
Breakfast. This morning we will go on an optional full day excursion to visit Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia. It also has a baroque section, referred to by the locals at the “Old Town” with narrow cobbled streets nestled between the castle slopes and the river Ljubljanica. Particular highlights of the Old Town include the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, City Hall, the Three Bridges and the open market.  After the guided tour, we will take a boat ride (included – weather permitting) on the River Ljubljanica to admire the city from a different vista.  The rest of the day is free to enjoy Ljubljana.  In the evening, we will immerse ourselves in the New Year’s Eve celebrations by joining the gala dinner with live music in the hotel. Afterwards, we can mingle with the crowd on the Bled promenade for the midnight fireworks.
Monday, 1st January - Happy New Year !
Breakfast and in the morning, we can enjoy Bled at our leisure. We later make our way to a full day optional excursion by visiting Postojna Caves (entrance extra), which are amongst the largest in the world with amazing stalactite and stalagmite structures. An electric train will take us into the caves and then a guide will walk us through the most dramatic parts of the caves. We later proceed to Predjama Castle (entrance extra). Here, one can admire that this structure is built right in the mountains. Optional dinner.
Tuesday, 2nd January
After breakfast, today’s optional full day excursion is in the area of Novo Mesto visiting a traditional farm famous for its Cvicek wine. The farm is a 150-year-old country house which was restored and refurbished in a traditional way.  We will be welcomed with a tasting of home-made bread, salami sausage and the local wine. We can also enjoy a peaceful ride aboard a large traditional raft along the Krka River (weather permitting). The rafting experience should not be missed, meandering under four main bridges whilst taking in the main sights around this beautiful river. What is more, we will be entertained with live music on board!  We will then have free time in Novo Mesto village where we can have lunch (extra) or do some personal sightseeing. Optional dinner

Wednesday, 3rd January
Breakfast and we check out of our rooms, leaving our luggage in a room provided by the hotel. Today’s last optional excursion is a relaxing visit to Bohinj, the largest glacier lake in Slovenia, situated in the region of the Julian Alps mountain range. We will ride a cable car (extra) up Mount Vogel and enjoy various snow activities available (extra - weather permitting)! We will then return back to the hotel, have dinner (extra) and load our luggage onto the coach and proceed to Ljubljana airport for our direct Air Malta flight departing at 11.15pm and arriving in Malta at 1.20am, early Thursday morning.


  • Tour Dates:
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    27 Dec 17 - 03 Jan 18  

  • Tour Prices
    (27 Dec - 03 Jan) per person

    Adult in Triple €599

    Adult in Twin €629

    Adult in Single €719

    Child Sharing €359

    Half board Adult €139

    Half board Child 2-5 yrs €55

    Half board Child 6-11 yrs €89

    Return direct flights to Ljubljana
    7 nights in 3 star central Hotel Krim 3*** in Bled
    7 Buffet Breakfasts
    Rooms with private facilities, heating, & TV
    Return Airport Transfers
    Services of tour leader
    All Taxes

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  • Other Prices: per person

    Adults

    Bohinj/Mt Vogel €19

    Folklore Night €10

    Ins Basic 76-80 inc exc waiver €51

    Ins Std 70-75 inc exc waiver €46

    Ins Std Adult inc exc waiver €26

    Klagenfurt/Villach €40

    Kranjska Gora €39

    Lake bled/Castle €19

    Ljubljana €39

    Novo Mesto/Boat €48

    Postonja Caves/Predjama €30

    Childen

    Bohinj/Mt Vogel €10

    Ins Std Child inc exc waiver €16

    Klagenfurt/Villach €20

    Kranjska Gora €20

    Lake bled/Castle €10

    Ljubljana €20

    Novo Mesto/Boat €24

    Postonja Caves/Predjama (CHILD €15