Slovenia is renowned for its mild, healing climate and thermal lake water. A one hundred metre high cliff-top named Old Bled Castle, dates from the 11th century and overlooks the sparkling Lake Bled. Pletna boat rides (a wooden, awning-covered boat rowed by a special oarsman) sails to the island on Lake Bled where you can climb up the 99 steps to St Mary’s Church and ring the wishing bell. Be sure to seek out the famous Bled cream cake, which isn’t hard; nearly every cafe and cake shop in town claims that theirs is the best. Take a day trip to nearby Ljubljana, Slovenia’s compact yet cosmopolitan capital city.
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Slovenia & Croatia
Starts Venice, Italy Ends Split, Croatia Region Europe Duration 8 days Tour Operator Peregrine
Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast
Starts Split, Croatia Ends Dubrovnik, Croatia Region Europe Duration 8 days Tour Operator Peregrine
Croatia & Slovenia
This adventure bounds from the Gothic monuments of Split, through the pristine scenery of Plitvice Lakes National Park and ancient streets of Old Town Zadar, then on to the island of Pag. After a blissful beach break, cross into Slovenia to discover the enchanting surrounds of Bled. This jam-packed journey offers lush forest hikes, breathtaking landscapes, medieval architecture and scrumptious food along with a good taste of the ancient Croatian and Slovenian culture.
Starts Split, Croatia Ends Bled, Slovenia Region Croatia Duration 8 days Tour Operator Intrepid Travel
Active in Slovenia
Famous for its fairytale-like surrounds – including an emerald-green lake with a church in its middle and medieval castle – you’d be forgiven for thinking Bled was a tourist town filled with doe-eyed lovebirds and wannabe Hans Christian Andersen types. Think again. Hike lush trails on Mt Vogel, go mountain biking alongside the Radovna River in Triglav National Park and hold on to your helmets on a rafting trip on the Sava Dolinka. Along with all this adventure, there’s plenty of free time to discover this spectacular part of Slovenia for yourself.
Starts Bled, Slovenia Ends Bled, Slovenia Region Slovenia Duration 8 days Tour Operator Intrepid Travel
Budapest to Rome
Grand standing capitals and quaint seaside villages, hidden mountain hamlets and a city set on water – eastern Europe covers a pretty impressive gauntlet of visitor attractions. Discover the mainstay allures of this entrancing region, plus a whole host of its lesser-known aspects, making your way down from Hungary through the Balkans and east over to Italy. Encounter the up-and-up vibe of once war-ravaged Sarajevo, fall in love with gorgeous Dubrovnik, kick into adventure mode in Ljubljana and feast until your belly’s content in gastronomy-obsessed Italy.
Starts Budapest, Hungary Ends Rome, Italy Region Italy Duration 26 days Tour Operator Intrepid Travel
Berlin to Rome
Embark on a tour of Europe as you travel from Berlin to Rome visiting Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Slovenia and Italy. Discover some of the highlights of Europe from the remains of the Berlin Wall to the Trevi Fountain in Rome. Unearth the secrets of Germany and Poland, live it up in the Czech Republic, eat cake in Austria, head outdoors in Hungary, see dramatic scenery in Slovenia and discover a wealth of antiquities in Italy. From the backstreets of Prague to the canals of Venice and beyond, this journey will be one to remember.
Starts Berlin, Germany Ends Rome, Italy Region Italy Duration 23 days Tour Operator Intrepid Travel
Budapest to Venice
Experience the many charms of eastern Europe and Italy – from the hearty cuisine of Hungary to the glamorous beaches of Split and stunning alpine scenery of Slovenia – on this unforgettable small group adventure. Be seduced by Belgrade’s Bohemian vibe, see why Montenegro’s emerging as Europe’s next tourism hotspot, feel the press of history on a stroll through Split’s old town and fall head over hells for ever-seductive Venice. Whether you’re heading to this part of the world for your first time or tenth, eastern Europe never fails to enamour.
Starts Budapest, Hungary Ends Venice, Italy Region Hungary Duration 19 days Tour Operator Intrepid Travel
Dubrovnik to Rome
A bit of the Balkans, a dash of Central Europe and a slice of the Med – this 17-Day journey through Croatia, Slovenia and Italy takes in plenty. Kick the adventure off with a wander through Dubrovnik’s World Heritage-listed Old Town, then cruise out to the island of Brac for some beach time, believe the beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park and uncover the secrets of Croatia’s capital, Zagreb. Coasting up the Dalmatian, cross into Slovenia, where adventure junkies can get their fix biking, hiking, canyoning or caving, before carrying on and into Italy. Live out your grandest gondola and tiramisu fantasies in Venice, stroll the twisting trails between the Cinque Terre’s towns and see the artworks that inspired the Renaissance in Florence.
Starts Dubrovnik, Croatia Ends Rome, Italy Region Italy Duration 17 days Tour Operator Intrepid Travel
Jewels of the Adriatic
Starts Venice, Italy Ends Dubrovnik, Croatia Region Europe Duration 15 days Tour Operator Peregrine
Dubrovnik to Bled
Visit Croatia and Slovenia as you take the scenic route from lively Dubrovnik to pristine Bled. Experience both history and nature at their best – from Roman ruins and walled cities to unspoilt beaches and rugged islands just off the Adriatic coast. Quaff wine with locals in Korcula, delve into the ancient history of Split, hike through the Rab hinterland and be swept up in the magic of Bled. Discover a wealth of European architecture and lose yourself in the serenity of this charming and picturesque region.
Starts Dubrovnik, Croatia Ends Bled, Slovenia Region Croatia Duration 15 days Tour Operator Intrepid Travel
Dubrovnik to Venice
Discover the rich artistic heritage, incredible natural attractions and acclaimed cuisine of Croatia, Slovenia and Italy on this ten-day small group adventure from Dubrovnik to Venice. Soak up Split’s stunning ocean views, Dubrovnik’s famous walls and wander through the pristine natural beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Become acquainted with Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, on a guided walking tour, explore Ljubljana’s Old City and be romanced and entranced by Venice. Taking in both famous landmarks and lesser-known attractions, this trip is bound to enthral European novices and aficionados alike.
Starts Dubrovnik, Croatia Ends Venice, Italy Region Croatia Duration 10 days Tour Operator Intrepid Travel