Curated exclusively for women

September 15-24, 2024

Tour Highlights

Experience dinner at a castle • Discover the magic of picture-perfect Lake Bled • Explore Tolmin Gorge and Triglav forest • Sample artisan foods
• Relax in the serenity of the Soča valley

The scenery, fresh air, laid-back pace, and Old-World charm of Slovenia and Croatia is a slice of heaven! You’ll be captivated by the dramatic glory of the Julian Alps. Water is another prominent feature on your tour. Count on cascading waterfalls, rolling rivers, crystal clear lakes, and the shimmering Adriatic Sea.

Small groups

Attentive,
personalized service

Private local guides
and transportation

10 Days in Slovenia & Croatia’s Istrian coast

 

CULTURE & HISTORY IN THE SOčA VALLEY

Soča Valley, Triglav Park

 

Day 1, Sept 15 – Welcome to Slovenia! Arrive in Ljubljana and enjoy private transportation through a scenic valley to a small town aside the beautiful Soča River. Enjoy a simple dinner of authentic local cuisine or indulge at a Michelin-star restaurant (optional).

 

Day 2, Sept 16 – Mountain sunrise.  Greet the morning with a spectacular view and an in-depth discovery of World War I history. Visit one of Europe’s best history museums then explore Kozjak Waterfalls. Later in the day learn of the area’s unique honeys.

 

Day 3, Sept 17 – Triglav park & Local cuisine.  Travel to a small village in the Alps to sample and learn about the area’s specialty Tolmin cheese. Then join your guide for trails and vistas as you walk through Slovenia’s national forest.

 

ISTRIA & THE ADRIATIC SEA

Groznjan-Grisignana, Rovinj

 

Day 4, Sept 18 – Kras region.  Discover Istria’s regional meats, cheeses and Teran wines at the home of a local artisan before continuing on to Rovinj.

 

Day 5, Sept 19 – Charming Rovinj.  Enjoy a relaxing day around Rovinj. There’s so much to explore! Discover cobblestone streets, small shops, and quaint cafes. Laze by the seaside or take a light hike. Meet with your travel companions for a sunset cruise on the Adriatic.

 

Day 6, Sept 20 – Local artisans.  Today’s highlights include a visit to a small art colony overlooking the Mirna Valley. Then enjoy a tasting at an award-winning olive oil producer, learn nuance of flavors, and how this exceptional product is made.

 

OLD WORLD CHARM

Ljubljana, Tolmin Gorge, Lake Bled

 

Day 7, Sept 21 – Predjama Castle.  Make your way to Predjama castle, a majestic castle set into a four-hundred-foot cliff. Then it’s on to the Old World City of Ljubljana, a visitor’s dream.

 

Day 8, Sept 22 – Old World Charm.  Get a historical walking tour of the Old World city of Ljubljana, then enjoy time discovering the many tucked-away corners, cafes and boutique shops.

 

Day 9, Sept 23 – Picture Perfect.  Visit Vintgar Gorge, a canyon cut into towering hills by Radovna River’s turquoise waters. Make your way to Lake Bled, often called the most beautiful lake in the world. Take in the iconic castle and cathedral and hike to an overlook. Farewell castle dinner.

 

Day 10, Sept 24 – Final goodbyes.  After breakfast, say final goodbyes to your traveling companions before preparing for your flight home. We hope you come again!

 

Due to weather and other factors, itinerary is subject to change. For activity level, please see FAQ.

Explore Slovenia & Croatia’s Istrian Coast

10 Days!

Sept 15 – 24, 2024

Tour Price

$5199

based on double occupancy

 

Space is limited!

How is this tour unique?

Besides discovering the beauty of these destinations, you’ll experience hands-on cultural opportunity that many don’t get. You’ll discover insights on culture and history from a local and have fun while doing it. And with every Niteo Tour, you benefit those making a difference in the community. Your vacation does a world of good!

What does the tour price include?
    • Small group experience
    • Private multi-lingual guide
    • Private ground transportation, inclusive of airport transfer
    • Nine nights in great hotels
    • All activities and entrance fees per the itinerary, unless listed as optional
    • All breakfasts and one other meal daily
    • Hands-on cultural experiences
    • Personalized customer service, including detailed packet with cultural information, travel tips, and suggested packing list.

     

    Does not international airfare, alcoholic beverages and gratuities.

    What are some cultural activities included in this tour?

    Here’s a sampling:

    • Discover history through the eyes of family in the Soca valley
    • Visit a local artisan who features some of Istria’s best food
    • Learn the nuances of flavors at an olive oil tasting

     

    What's the activity level?

    This is an active trip. Be prepared to do several hours of walking on several days, navigate uneven streets, climb stairs, and hike trails. There will be free time for those who want to do more intense hiking.

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