Pre & Post Tours

Tuesday, 27 February and Sunday, 3 March

Payments made towards tourism services will be refunded if written notification reaches the Registration office by email at [email protected] as follows:
●    30+ days prior tour - a 100% refund
●    14-30 days prior tour – a 50% refund
●    less than 14 days  – No refunds on cancellations

08:30 - 19:00
Vipavski križ, Lipica Stud Farm and Piran

Vipavski križ is a tiny picturesque village in the Vipava Valley with narrow cobblestone streets called 'gase', well preserved colorful houses, a castle with a cellar, a Capuchin monastery built in the 17th century and two churches. Once the smallest town in the Habsburg monarchy, today Vipavski križ is the second smallest town in the world with less than 200 inhabitants which includes 5 Capuchin priests. The village is protected as a Slovenian cultural monument. 

Lipica is the home of the Lipizzan horse and the biggest Lipizzan stud farm in the world. Experience it in the company of over 300 white Lipizzan horses across more than 300 hectares of green space.

Pass the coastal towns of Koper, Izola, and Portorož and reach everyone’s favorite spot on the Slovenian coast – Piran. Get lost in its medieval narrow streets and houses and enjoy some free time with an exquisite seafood meal in one of the many local restaurants or cafes.
Entrance fees and/or services included:
  • Pickup and dropf off at the Grand Hotel Union Eurostars
  • Lipica Stud Farm tour and 15-minute carriage ride,
  • lunch at Muha restaurant - Lokev
  • VAT included
PRICE: €210,00 per person (minimum of 5 participants)

09:00 - 16:00
Bled Castle with Kremšnita Custard Cake Tasting, Pletna Boat Ride and Škofja Loka Town

Bled has been the symbol of natural beauty and home to fairy tales for centuries. Ascend the old 12th-century castle, perched on top of a steep cliff with spectacular views of the lake, the famous Bled island, and the surrounding peaks. Here we'll make sure not to skip tasting the Bled cream cake called kremšnita, a typical local dessert, famous all around Slovenia. A boat ride with 'pletna' – a traditional boat made by locals – is among the must-do things when visiting Bled. Standing paddlers will take you to the island with 99 stone steps leading to the Church of the Assumption of Mary. 

The town of Škofja Loka is situated in the Upper Carniola region and has 12,000 inhabitants. It is one of the oldest and best-preserved medieval Slovenian towns. The picturesque old town stands at the confluence of Poljanska Sora and Selška Sora rivers at the doorstep of the subalpine mountain ranges. In the naturally and artistically rich environment of Škofja Loka, a number of renowned artists, writers and scientists have been active, creating a rich cultural heritage.
Entrance fees and/or services included:
  • Pickup and dropf off at the Grand Hotel Union Eurostars
  • Bled Castle Entrance Fees
  • Pletna Boat Ride and Lunch at Jezeršek Restaurant
  • VAT included
PRICE: €215,00 per person (minimum of 5 participants)

08:30 - 18:30
Maribor City, Kocbek Oil Mill, Ptuj

Maribor is the second largest city in Slovenia. It belongs to the Podravje region, specifically to the territory of the Slovenian Styria. The Maribor area, with its sweeping hilly landscape, stretches on a bed of aerated rock and Pleistocene clay: a combination that is particularly favorable for vine cultivation.

The Kocbek Oil Mill is located in the Prlekija region. With age-old tradition, knowledge and experience, the mill offers the highest quality and unique unrefined oils. Slovenia has the best climatic conditions and soil in the world, and here grow the pumpkins that produce the best pumpkin seeds and consequently the finest pumpkin seed oil.
Ptuj is a surprise in the northeastern part of Slovenia and the oldest Slovenian town. A walk through Ptuj will take you past ancient Roman monuments and magnificent medieval facades. Cobbled streets and squares will lead you to one of the most majestic castles in Slovenia that offers a view over the roof tiles of medieval monasteries, churches, and other buildings.
Entrance fees and/or services included:
  • Pickup and dropf off at the Grand Hotel Union Eurostars
  • Kocbek Oil Mill tour and olive oil tasting
  • Lunch at Restaurant Ribič in Ptuj
  • VAT included
PRICE: €215,00 per person (minimum of 5 participants)