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Ljubljana is a small city, and very soon you might feel like exploring its surroundings. Being in the heart of the country, Ljubljana is in an ideal spot to take day trips from to cities near Ljubljana, as well as to explore the medieval castles, mountains, lakes, vineyards and splendid caves that line the way to the Adriatic Sea. Unless you are coming with your own car to visit, it’s perhaps best to join an organized day tour

Please find some suggestions for day trips below.

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BLED FAIRYTALE – HALF DAY TOUR

Discover Slovenia’s most spectacular sites – the famous Bled with its iconic lake and the one and only island in Slovenia. Enjoy unique natural scenaries, learn about local crafts & traditions of one of Europe’s most picturesque alpine regions.

INCLUDED IN PRICE
Professional English speaking guide, comfortable transportation and organization

NOT INCLUDED
Bled castle: 11€ per person, Pletna boat ride: 15€ per person, meals and personal expenses

MINIMUM 2 persons

From Ljubljana to the Alpine region below the Julian Alps, you will reach Bled, the magnificent Alpine resort with the only true island in Slovenia. For centuries it has been the symbol of natural beauty and home to fairy tales.

  • 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. 
  • A boat ride with ‘Pletna’ – traditional boat made by local, is among the must-do things when visiting Bled. It is a true journey back in time. Standing paddlers will take you to the island with 99 stone steps on the way to the Assumption of Mary church and the fortune bell.
  • Make sure not to skip tasting Bled cream cake, the notorious local dessert, famous all around Slovenia, before leaving town.
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Price: 57 €/person

Summer itinerary
Every day at 8.00 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

Winter itinerary (Nov – Mar)
Every day at 14.00 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

POSTOJNA CAVE AND CASTLE – HALF DAY TOUR

The mystic underground of the Postojna Cave, most prominent karst cave in the world, with the Predjama Castle, listed among the Guinnes World Records as the largest cave castle.

INCLUDED IN PRICE
Professional English speaking guide, comfortable transportation and organization, entrance fees in Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle

NOT INCLUDED
Meals and personal expenses

MINIMUM 2 persons

The guided tour of Postojna Cave will consist of:

  • a ride by electrical train and a walk through beautiful underground passages and chambers with spectacular drop stones, pillars, limestone curtains and other natural stone forms.
  • Continue to the idyllic village of Predjama, where you will be amazed by our fairy tale medieval Predjama Castle, famous for its dramatic setting in the gaping mouth of a cavern halfway up a hillside.
  • Learn about the legend of the knight Erasmus – ‘Slovenian Robin Hood’, and return to Ljubljana in late afternoon hours.
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Price: 87 €/person


Summer itinerary
Every day at 13.30 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

Winter itinerary (Nov – Mar)
Every day at 8.30 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

KARST & COAST MISTERY – FULL DAY TOUR

UNESCO karst attraction – the Skocjan Caves, the oldest and most notorious stud farm, known all over the world, and the picturesque coastal towns all wrapped up in one single fantastic tour.

INCLUDED IN PRICE
Professional English speaking guide, comfortable transportation and organization

NOT INCLUDED
Skocjan Caves: 18€/ 20€ per person, wine and prosciutto tasting: from 7€ per person, meals and personal expenses

MINIMUM 2 persons

  • The first stop are the UNESCO listed Skocjan Caves, one of the largest and most fascinating karstic sites in Europe with the Reka River running 200 m below the surface.
  • Next stop is at one of the local taverns for the famous Karst air-dried prosciutto tasting accompanied by the local wine Teran – produced only in this region.
  • We head on to for a short stop at Lipica, the homeland of the white Lipizzaner – famous horse of the Spanish riding school in Vienna.
  • We reach everyone’s favourite spot on the Slovenian coast – Piran
  • One last photostop at Predjama Castle on the way to Ljubljana. Discover the secrets of the largest cave castle (Guinnes World Records!), located on a 123-meter high cliff.
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Price: 70 €/person


Summer itinerary
Every day at 8.30 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

Winter itinerary (Nov – Mar)
Every day at 8.30 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

VENICE – FULL DAY TOUR

Experience the beauty and the glory of Venice for yourself on a day trip from Slovenia.

INCLUDED IN PRICE
Professional English speaking guide, comfortable transportation and organization

NOT INCLUDED
Water taxi from St.Mark’s Square to parking lot from 10€ per person, meals and personal expenses

MINIMUM 4 persons

Through the famous landmarks, discover the secrets of the city built on swamps and how it became one of the most enlightened cities of the western world.

  • As you stroll around Venice, you will get pass the most significant buildings and monuments, admire singing gondoliers, exotic architecture and mysterious canals.
  • Discover the secrets on how a city built on swamps became one of the most enlightened cities of the western world.
  • See the famous landmarks of San Marco Square, learn the legends of Casanova and Marco Polo, the paintings by great Venetian masters, sculptures and Rialto Bridge.
  • Take free time to set off on your own Venetian adventure, exploring tucked-away medieval streets before transferring back to Ljubljana.
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Price: 110 €/person


Itinerary
Every day at 8.00 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

SOCA RIVER DAY TRIP

From Ljubljana to the beautiful Trenta Valley and Bovec, a melting pot of superb natural attractions. Choose between pure adrenaline activities or immerse yourself into the mystic world of WW1 with glimpses from Ernest Hemingway’s life.

INCLUDED IN PRICE
Professional English speaking guide, comfortable transportation and organization

NOT INCLUDED
White water rafting: 40€ per person, World War 1 museum at Kobarid: 6€ per person, meals and personal expenses

MINIMUM 4 persons

  • From Ljubljana we pass Bled and head on to the highest Slovenian mountain pass, Mt. Vrsic, with amazing views of the Julian Alps.
  • We land in the beautiful Trenta valley and continue to Bovec. The village is famous for the emerald green alpine Soca River scenery, and has grown into a highly appreciated Slovenian extreme sports center.
  • You can either decide to test your adrenaline skills at the white water rafting session or head to Kobarid for a visit of the WW1 museum in Kobarid. Several sites on the way crossing the mountain pass Vrsic are marked by this important historical event, offering unique views of a ropeway conveyor, pitfalls, the Russian Chapel, the Kluze Fortress, various military via ferrata and many other unspoiled features of great natural and historical value.
  • One final stop at Kozjak Waterfall – one of the most charming and stunning waterfalls in Slovenia before heading back to Ljubljana.
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Price: 76 €/person

Summer itinerary 0nly (May 1st – Oct 31st)
Every day at 8.00 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

WineXpedition DAY TOUR

WineXpedition tour combines professional guides specialised in wine, curated wineries and visits to charming stone-built villages in the 2 most prominent wine districts: the Vipava Valley and the Goriska Brda. Autochtonous wines such as zelen, rebula and barbera will be tasted besides renowned global varieties.

INCLUDED IN PRICE
Professional English speaking guide, 1 winery guided tour with wine tasting, comfortable transportation and all traffic related costs and organization

NOT INCLUDED
2 additionals winery guided tours with wine tasting (4 samples per tasting): 15€ – 20€ per person per tasting, meals and personal expenses

MINIMUM 2 persons

Thanks to acclaimed wine writers, the wine world today knows Slovenia as one of the smallest but most diverse wine regions in the world.  In this scenic day trip we visit two different wine districts of the Primorska (Littoral) wine regions – the Vipava Valley and the Goriska Brda district, where a combination of mineral rich soils and sub-Mediterranean climate enables production of some spectacular wines.

  • Vipava Valley is known for its crisp and aromatic fresh white wines and for progressive and bold winemakers. The picturesque valley is dotted with stone-built villages located on hill tops, where one can count more wine cellars than family homes.. 
  • We continue to Goriska Brda, located at the footsteps of the Alps and 20 km from the Adriatic Sea. Goriska Brda are one of the world’s best wine growing terroirs.
  • Throughout the tour, we stop at 3 small family run wineries in these 2 wine counties, with guided tours at each winery, taste 4 wine samples at each, accompanied by delicious local produce cold cuts plates.
  • Return to Ljubljana in late afternoon hours.
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Price: 95 €/person


Summer itinerary 0nly (May 1st – Sep 30th)
Every day at 8.30 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

KAMNIK & VELIKA PLANINA TOUR

Green pastures of the Velika Planina plateau with traditional herdsmen’s huts, surrounded by scenic views of the Kamnik Savinja Alps.

INCLUDED IN PRICE
Professional English speaking guide, comfortable transportation, entrance fees: Preskar Hut Museum, Velika Planina cable car + chairlift, organization

NOT INCLUDED
Meals and personal expenses

MINIMUM 4 persons

  • First stop is at the Velika Planina cable cabin that will take you up on the mountain plateau with its green pastures and typical and unique architecture of more than 50 shepard’s huts.
  • We visit the Preskar Hut Museum, the only preserved example of a typical oval Velika Planina hut in Slovenia.
  • After ascending from the plateau we head to Kamnik, one of the loveliest and oldest towns in Slovenia, surrounded by the beautiful Kamnik Savinja Alps.
  • The tour continues to the source of the Kamniska Bistrica River, one of Slovenia’s clearest rivers and the valley’s most mesmerizing natural sight: the gorges of Mali and Veliki Predaselj.
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Price: 78 €/person


Summer itinerary 0nly (May 1st – Sep 30th)
Every day at 8.30 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

TALE OF MARIBOR, PTUJ AND WINE FULL DAY TOUR

A journey back in time – from the oldest Slovenian town Ptuj to modern Maribor with a fairytale setting and home of the world’s oldest vine. Could not imagine a more proper place for some wine tasting of the area’s most representative brands.

INCLUDED IN PRICE
Professional English speaking guide, comfortable transportation and organization

NOT INCLUDED
Ptuj Castle: 6€, Wine tasting: from 6€, meals and personal expenses

MINIMUM 4 persons

Tales of wine-making tradition and authentic local customs all wrapped into this charming tour slightly off the beaten track. An adventure full of history, culture and local delights. 

  • From Ljubljana we head to Ptuj, once a Roman settlement and Slovenia’s oldest town with a rich history and many landmarks to prove it. Some time to explore the city with major historical and cultural attractions followed by wine tasting (optional).
  • Our next stop is Maribor, the lively center of the Slovenian Styria region and proud owner of the world’s oldest vine. After the guided city tour, there will be some free time for lunch in one of the local taverns.
  • For the wine enthusiasts another opportunity for wine tasting to get fully acquainted with the century-long wine culture of the whole eastern region. Arrival back to Ljubljana in evening hours.
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Price: 75 €/person


Summer itinerary 0nly (May 1st – Sep 30th)
Every day at 8.30 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

LAKE BLED & POSTOJNA CAVE – FULL DAY TOUR

The mystic underground of the Postojna Cave, most notorious karst cave in the world, with the Predjama Castle, and the iconic Bled with the scenic lake, the 12-century castle and wooden boats to paddle your way to the only true island in Slovenia.

INCLUDED IN PRICE
Professional English speaking guide, comfortable transportation and organization, entrance fees: Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle

NOT INCLUDED
Entrance fees: Bled castle: 11€ per person, Pletna boat ride: 15€ per person, meals and personal expenses

MINIMUM 2 persons

  • From Ljubljana we reach Bled, the magnificent Alpine resort with the only true island in Slovenia. For centuries it has been the symbol of natural beauty and home to fairy tales. 
  • A boat ride with ‘Pletna’ – traditional boat ride experience is among the must-do things when visiting Bled.
  • Make sure not to miss the Bled cream cake, the notorious local dessert famous all around Slovenia, before leaving town.

Time to head south to discover the mysteries of the Slovenian karst in the Postojna Cave:

  • The guided tour of the cave takes you on a ride by electrical train and a walk through the beautiful passages and chambers with spectacular drop stones, pillars, limestone curtains and other extraordinary wonders of the underground world.
  • Continue to the idyllic village of Predjama to enjoy the medieval fairytale of the amazing Predjama Castle, the largest cave castle in the world.
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Price: 124 €/person

Summer itinerary
Every day at 8.00 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

Winter itinerary (Nov – Mar)
Every day at 8.30 – Start of picking up in Ljubljana

FAQs:

  • Are there daily tours from Ljubljana conducted? – Yes. There are agencies that conduct daily tours from Ljubljana to Slovenian tourist destinations.
  • Are Ljubljana tours to Lake Bled conducted too? – Yes.