This full day tour takes you inland to the charming capital city of Ljubljana where you will have an opportunity to experience the distinctive atmosphere that sets it apart from other European capitals. Harmoniously blending the old with the new, Ljubljana offers mesmerizing architecture, friendly locals, and amazing vistas that include views from the towering Alps all the way to the Adriatic Sea.
Departing from the pier, you'll travel approximately 90-minutes by coach through the beautiful Slovenian countryside to the city of Ljubljana. Upon arrival, you'll meet your local guide and commence a walking tour of the historical city center. Here, in the heart of this captivating city, you'll have a chance to see wonderful Baroque-styled buildings, cathedrals, bridges and the immense Tivoli Park which encompasses many acres within the city.
Following your walking tour, you'll board a river boat and continue your tour with a leisurely trip down the picturesque Ljubljanica River. As you enjoy the gentle breeze and passing scenery, you will no doubt feel you've stepped back in time as you glide past attractive historical buildings set upon the banks of the river and the bells of the cathedral and surrounding churches fill the air with their melodious sounds. Disembarking your tour boat, you'll next make your way to a quaint restaurant located in the city center where you'll be treated to a typical Slovenian meal, accompanied by a glass of local wine.
Before rejoining your coach for the return to Koper, you'll be afforded free time to stroll along the streets at your leisure or browse for souvenirs. The shops here offer up a good selection of ceramics, wooden objects and art work produced by local artists.
Please note: This tour includes approximately 1 hour of walking, mostly over flat surfaces, plus any additional walking at the guests' discretion during free time. There are approximately 55 steps to be negotiated. Due to the nature of the tour, it is not considered suitable for wheelchair guests and those with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of stamina and ability. Casual lightweight clothing, a hat and comfortable walking shoes are suggested. The order of events may vary.