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Self Drive
Highlights Of Slovenia 2016

Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Routing:

Ljubljana – Postojna – Piran – Lipica – Goriška Brda – Soča Valley – Trenta Valley –
Vršič Pass – Kranjska Gora – Bled – Ljubljana

 

Includes

• Airport transfer at start of self drive
• 6 nights in selected hotels or similar
• Breakfast daily (B)
• Service charges & hotel taxes
• 5 day car rental (CDMR car group: Opel Astra / Citroen 1.6 or similar) (Unlimited mileage, Collision
Damage Waiver (CDW), Theft Protection (TP), airport surcharge, and Value Added Tax (VAT))

Not Included

• Personal Accident Insurance (PAI), Super CDW & fuel
• Extra Equipment: Baby seat, roof rack, ski rack etc
• Sightseeing tours or entrances

General Rental Conditions

Min age is 21 years (valid driving license must be possessed for at least 2 years)

Accommodation (or similar)

Superior Hotels
• Ljubljana – Grand Hotel Union (4*)
• Piran – Hotel Piran (4*)
• Goriška Brda – Belica Property
• Bled – Hotel Park (lake view room) (4*)

Standard Hotels
• Ljubljana – Hotel City Superior (superior room) (3*)
• Piran – Hotel Tartini (3*)
• Goriška Brda – Belica Property
• Bled – Hotel Astoria (3*)

 

2016 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Code: 2016-KOSD-SLO
Departures Between
SUPERIOR PACKAGE
Twin Share
Based on minimum of 2 people
05 Jan - 30 Mar
995
31 Mar - 23 Apr1,070
24 Apr - 04 Jun1,130
05 Jun - 21 Aug1,170
22 Aug - 30 Aug1,340
31 Aug - 19 Sep1,190
20 Sep - 10 Oct1,130
11 Oct - 31 Oct1,070
01 Nov - 12 Dec995
13 Dec - 23 Dec1,100
More vehicle & accommodation options available - enquire when booking

2016 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Code: 2016-KOSD-SLO
Departures Between
STANDARD PACKAGE
Twin Share
Based on minimum of 2 people
05 Jan - 11 Apr
855
12 Apr - 25 Apr875
26 Apr - 02 May915
03 May - 18 Jun960
19 Jun - 08 Jul930
09 Jul - 30 Aug975
31 Aug - 14 Sep990
15 Sep - 26 Sep960
27 Sep - 15 Oct900
16 Oct - 23 Dec850
More vehicle & accommodation options available - enquire when booking

SELF DRIVE ITINERARY

Day 1: Ljubljana

Upon arrival to Ljubljana airport or Ljubljana train station, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Ljubljana

Start your day with exploring the capital of Slovenia. Visit the most significant sights of the old city centre: the picturesque Central open-air Market and the Three Bridges, both designed by famous architect Joze Plecnik, Baroque Town Hall and Robba’s Fountain. (B)

Day 3: Ljubljana – Postojna Cave – Piran

Pick up your car this morning and depart to Piran. The day is reserved for the Karst region. Head out through the scenic countryside. Your first stop is at the Postojna Cave, one of the largest in Europe. Tour this unique subterranean world by miniature electric train, then continue to visit Predjama Castle. This powerful medieval stronghold is perched in the middle of a cliff! Finally, drive to Piran on the Slovenian coast. (B)
Ljubljana – Postojna: Approx Driving Time: 1hr; Distance: 53 km
Postojna – Piran: Approx Driving Time: 1hr; Distance: 74 km

Day 4: Piran – Lipica – Goriška Brda Region

Enjoy morning in Piran and area. You can visit Portoroz, popular tourist resort and then continue to see Secovlje Salt –pans where they still produce salt as in the past. In the afternoon, drive inland, pass Lipica where you can admire famous Lipizzaner horses, then continue to the vineyard region of Goriska Brda where you will have the possibility to taste local cuisine and wines. (B)
Piran – Lipica: Approx Driving Time: 1hr; Distance: 45km
Lipica – Goriška Brda: Approx Driving Time: 1hr; Distance: 65km

Day 5: Goriška Brda – Soča Valley – Trenta Valley – Vršič Pass – Kranjska Gora – Bled

Today drive upstream the emerald green Soca river, through Kobarid (mentioned in Hemmingway’s Farewell to Arms) where you can also stop and visit WW1 museum. Your journey continues to Bled, passing Bovec, Trenta valley, Vršič pass (1611m) to Kranjska Gora. Overnight in Bled, peaceful town beautifully situated in the Alps. (B)
Goriška Brda – Bled (without stop): Approx Driving Time: 3hrs 30mins; Distance: 160 km

Day 6: Bled

An Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was “discovered” by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. Since then, a small town of hotels, villas, and restaurants has developed around the lake, turning Bled into a lively, all-seasons resort. Explore the charming town and the lakeshore, and visits imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. Perhaps drive to Lake Bohinj this afternoon, another Alpine Jewel, just 26 km (30 min drive) from Bled. (B)

Day 7: Bled – Ljubljana

Drop off the car at Ljubljana airport (35km, approx. 30min drive) or Ljubljana downtown (55 km, approx. 1h drive). (B)

 

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