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Slovenia Gourmet Adventure

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8 days of culinary pleasure, thematic sightseeing on beautiful places and unforgettable outdoor adventure activities in Slovenia. You will be in awe at the diversity Slovenia can offer. It is nn amazing gourmet and adventure experience! ...

 

 

 

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All about the Slovenia Gourmet Adventure.

8-days self guided culinary and outdoor activities holiday in Slovenia. If food and the outdoors are your inspiration, choose this culinary and outdoor adventure tour and it will transform your 1-week holiday into an amazing experience.

Slovenia gourmet adventure uncovers a slice of this heritage. We hand picked the finest restaurants and wineries as well as added a dash of activities here and there to introduce the distinct links between the Slovenian culture, national character and natural resources.

Highlights:

  • Experience the breathtaking scenery mountains, lakes and Karst region.
  • Enjoy the best Slovenian restaurants with style.
  • Honey tasting at a Beekeeping Farm.
  • Olive Oil tasting and wine tasting.
  • Sightseeing of Sečovlje Nature Park (traditional salt pans).
  • Visit the Škocjan Caves (under UNESCO).
  • Ljubljana food market tour and a visit of the Ljubljana Castle by funicular railway.
  • White water rafting on the Emerald Soča River (grade III/IV).
  • E-Bike cycling tour in Goriška Brda.
  • Stand-up-paddling on Lake Bled.

Facts:

  • Duration: 8 days/7 nights
  • Activity: Self guided Culinary Tour
  • Grade: Easy.
  • Accommodation: Hotels***/****
  • Date: From April 15th to October 31st.
  • Booking: Any day of the week.
  • Start of the tour: Arrival city is Ljubljana or Ljubljana Airport.

 

 

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Full organisation of the trip.
  • Introductory briefing with a welcome drink/brunch on day 1.
  • Booklet with detailed itinerary, route instructions, transfer timetables and details with all vouchers.
  • A map with marked routes and all culinary points.
  • Emergency contact number and 24/7 support.
  • Transfers needed for all gourmet activities.
  • All private transfers according to the itinerary.
  • 7 nights in 3* and 4* accommodations with breakfast. Based on double occupancy in standard double room.
  • 6 x lunch in restaurants according to itinerary.
  • 7 x dinner - Slovenian restaurants with well-known Chefs.
  • Ljubljana Food Market Tour.
  • Wine tasting tour in two different wine cellars: Goriška Brda and Istria region.
  • Olive oil tasting.
  • Rent-a-bike for a 1/2-day self guided tour (Bled).
  • Self guided cycling tour in Goriška Brda with e-Bike rental.
  • White Water Rafting on Soča river.
  • Stand-up-paddle at Lake Bled (3 hours tour).
  • Easy self guided hiking tour around Bled.
  • Tourist tax and VAT.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Travel to the start and from the end point of the trip.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance.

 

  1. Day 1 Ljubljana Airport to Bled

    A private transfer will be waiting for you at your arrival to Ljubljana airport or Ljubljana city. You will be transferred to Bled. The small, picturesque town with its dreamy lake and over 1000-year-old castle on a mighty rock just next to the lake, is often referred to as "the Pearl of the Julian Alps".

    Dinner at restaurant in Bled.

    Accommodations in Bled: 4* Hotel with breakfast. Based on double occupancy in standard room.

  2. Day 2 Bled and around

    After breakfast Bled will be yours to explore. You can walk, bike and Stand-up-paddle to the Bled island or go "centuries back in time" by visiting the castle.
    Besides honey tasting, you will enjoy a home made lunch, made by traditional recipes and with homegrown and local ingredients.

    Lunch at a tourist farm / Dinner at a restaurant close to Bled.

    Accommodations in Bled: 4* Hotel with breakfast. Based on double occupancy in standard room.

  3. Day 3 Bled to Kobarid via Vršič Mountain Pass

    A morning transfer will take you to the Trenta valley. On your way there you will stop on top of Vršič - Slovenia's highest mountain pass. After a delicious meal of culinary specialities, typical for this region, you will be headed to an exciting rafting on emerald beauty - River Soča. In the evening you will enjoy the culinary delights prepared by Ana Roš, one of Slovenia's best chefs.

    Lunch in Mountain hut (typical mountain meal) / Dinner at the best slow-food restaurant in Kobarid.

    Accommodations in Bovec 4* Hotel with breakfast. Based on double occupancy in standard room.

  4. Day 4 Kobarid - Goriška Brda

    After breakfast you will head towards Goriška Brda, region widely known for its finest wines. With our e-bikes you will go on a self-guided tour in between the endless hills, vineyards and orchards. The route will bring you to a local restaurant where you will have lunch with the view and a wine cellar for wine tasting. Your dinner tonight will be all about family and traditions, as a menu in the restaurant is inspired by the owners’ grandmother's cooking!

    Lunch in Medana. / Dinner in Šmartno, Goriška Brda.

    Accommodations in Goriška Brda 4* Hotel with breakfast. Based on double occupancy in standard room.

  5. Day 5 Goriska Brda - Skocjan Caves - Portorož

    Today is a day of diversity. You will enter the mysterious underworld of UNESCO Škocjan caves, have a traditional Karst lunch, visit the Lipica stud farm and see the white Lipizzaner horses. In the afternoon you will have an opportunity to swim in the Adriatic sea, take a walk on the narrow streets of Piran, an old town located on a small peninsula, and have dinner while enjoying the beautiful sunset.

    Lunch in Karst region, Štanjel / Dinner in one of the best slow-food restaurants close to Portorož.

    Accommodations in Portorož 4* Hotel with breakfast. Based on double occupancy in standard room.

  6. Day 6 Portorož and around Slovenian coast

    Enjoy a relaxing morning by the beach. Take the bikes and cycle to Sečovlje salt pans and see how the salt is produced using a 700-year-old method. You can stop at a restaurant by the park where you will be served with Istrian specialities for lunch. You will have dinner with wine tasting in a family-run restaurant that prepares dishes only from local, seasonal and fresh ingredients.

    Lunch in beautiful Piran. / Dinner at the best slow-food restaurant in Portorož.

    Accommodations in Portorož 4* hotel with breakfast. Based on double occupancy in standard room.

  7. Day 7 Ljubljana

    Today on the menu: The capital. You will spend the afternoon sightseeing and exploring the old town. Cross the river by the well-known three bridges, see the statue of Slovenia's best poet, visit famous food market and go up to Ljubljana Castle's tower from where you can see the entire city and more.
    In the evening you will have dinner in a restaurant which is listed among 100 world’s best restaurants.

    Lunch - Ljubljana old town.  / Dinner at one of the best slow-food restaurant in Ljubljana.

    Accommodations in Ljubljana 4* hotel with breakfast. Based on double occupancy in standard room.

  8. Day 8 Ljubljana - Airport

    Your Gourmet Adventure will conclude after breakfast. Morning or afternoon transfer to Ljubljana Airport.

3* Hotels and Mountain Huts

Accommodation is in a combination of 3* and 4* hotels and private accommodations.

Day 1: 3*/4* Hotel in Bled / Double room with breakfast.

Day 2: 3*/4* Hotel in Bled / Double room with breakfast.

Day 3: Private accommodation in Kobarid / Double room with breakfast.

Day 4: 3*/4* Boutique Hotel in Goriška Brda / Double room with breakfast.

Day 5: 4* Hotel in Portorož / Double room with breakfast.

Day 6: 4* Hotel in Portorož / Double room with breakfast.

Day 7: 4* Hotel in Ljubljana / Double room with breakfast.

(If you prefer, accommodation in Bled can be organised at a local ECO tourist farm)

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
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We suggest that you travel with a comprehensive travel insurance, including emergency evacuation coverage. We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance that includes cancellation protection so that you will be covered in the event that you are unable to attend our trip (due to injury, illness or other unforeseen circumstances). We do not provide travel insurance for our clients. Please contact your local travel agent to purchase travel insurance. As coverage and a price of the insurance changes depending on your travel destination, do make sure that you purchase a coverage for all countries you will be traveling in on your adventure.

Absolutely! All accommodations included in package, as well as the restaurants, list the potential allergens in each dish, and many allergen-free options are available.

Due to the nature of the tour, it is important each client notifies us of any dietary restrictions at the time of booking the tour.

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