Slovenia & Italy

Pictures: 1) Piran, 2) Borghetto (near Lake Garda), 3) Julian Alps, 4) South Tyrol, 5) Goriska Brda.

Slovenia & Italy – 11 nights

featuring Piran, Postojna Caves, Ljubljana, Lake Bled, Venice, Lake Garda, Borghetto, Verona & lots more ……

 

This sample itinerary comes highly recommended and provides an illustration of what your private tour could look like, since your own custom made private tour can be personalised in consideration of your own needs and preferences.  Such as where your tour begins and ends, the total number of nights, the locations where you would like to overnight, the attractions that you would like to visit, and the amount of free time that you would like to enjoy at leisure.  

Furthermore, your tour can be themed around any special interests or activities of your choice such as wine tasting, gastronomy, photography, painting, walking, golf, fishing, adventure sports or ancestry. 

Summary:

Day 1 Piran:

Flight arrival at the airport of your choice, we recommend either of Ljubljana or Venice Marco Polo airport.

Personalised “meet & greet” in the airport arrivals hall.

Private transfer to your hotel in Piran.

Local orientation and assistance with your hotel check in, rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Piran.

Day 2 Postojna Caves, Predjama Castle and Ljubljana:

Full day private tour to the Postojna Caves, Predjama Castle and Ljubljana.

Featuring a guided tour of the Postojna Caves, a self guided audio tour of Predjama Castle and a private guided orientation walk around the old town of Ljubljana.

Assistance with your hotel check in, rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Ljubljana.

Day 3 Lake Bled, Bled Castle and the Vintgar Gorge:

Half day private tour to Lake Bled, including guided visits to the Vintgar Gorge and Bled Castle.

Guided orientation road tour around Bled.

Assistance with your hotel check in, rest of the day at leisure.

We recommend a stroll around the lake, a boat trip to the island or afternoon tea with cream cakes (kremna rezina) at a lakeside cafe.

Overnight in Lake Bled.

Day 4 Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj and the Mt. Vogel Cable Car:

Half day private tour through part of the Triglav National Park, including a road tour through the Bohinj Valley to Lake Bohinj and a ride on the Mt. Vogel cable car.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Lake Bled.

Day 5 Julian Alps, Soca Valley and Goriska Brda:

Full day private tour to the Julian Alps, Soca Valley and Goriska Brda, the so called “Tuscany of Slovenia”.

Featuring some fabulous alpine scenery with lots of photo breaks along the way.

Optional guided walk along the banks of the River Soca Valley to the Kozjak waterfall, optional visit to the First World War Museum in Kobarid, optional wine tasting in Goriska Brda.

Assistance with your hotel check in, rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Goriska Brda.

Day 6 Borghetto, near Lake Garda:

Private transfer to your hotel in Borghetto.

Assistance with your hotel check in.

Guided orientation walk of the village, rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Borghetto.

Day 7 Verona:

Full day guided tour of Verona with a local specialist guide.

Featuring the highlights of Verona, and a local’s insight of some of the hidden gems and secrets of one of Italy’s most romantic cities.

Overnight in Borghetto.

Day 8 Lake Garda (the southern and western shore) and Riva del Garda:

Full day guided tour of the southern and western shore of Lake Garda with a local specialist guide.

Featuring some fabulous lake views and sightseeing at the towns and villages of Peschiera, Sirmione, Desenzano, Salo, Gardone, Limone Sul Garda and Riva del Garda.

Assistance with your hotel check in and a guided orientation walk around the town.

Overnight in Riva del Garda.

Day 9 Trentino, Arco, The Valley of the Four Lakes and the City of Trento:

Full day guided tour through the region of Trentino, including Arco, The Valley of the Four Lakes and the City of Trento, with a local specialist guide.

Featuring the quaint village of Arco, Lago di Cavedine, Lago di Toblino, Lago di Santa Massenza, Lago di Terlago and the historic City of Trento.

Overnight in Riva del Garda.

Day 10 Lake Garda (the eastern shore) and Venice:

Half day guided tour of the eastern shore of Lake Garda with a local specialist guide, onward private transfer to Venice.

Featuring more fabulous lake views and sightseeing at the towns of Malcesine and Bardolino, concluding the journey in the centre of Venice at the Piazzale Roma.

A representative from your hotel in Venice can meet you at the Piazzale Roma to assist you with your luggage to the hotel.

Overnight in Venice.

Day 11 Venice:

Free day at leisure in Venice.

Optional guided walk around Venice, exploring the highlights and some hidden gems with a local specialist city guide.

Overnight in Venice.

Day 12 Venice:

Free time at leisure in Venice.

Private transfer to Venice Marco Polo airport, or you might prefer to extend your stay in Venice by one or two days.

 

Your transportation is by deluxe passenger van, offering exceptional travel comfort, with your own dedicated English speaking driver/guide.

You can enjoy all of the benefits of a private tour with us, for less than the price of “big bus” tours, but with all of the benefits of a private tour. Particularly where the fixed costs of your private transportation and guiding are shared between four or six persons.

Prices:

Please contact us by email for confirmation of our availability and your private tour price. We do not publish any prices here because your private tour will be custom made in consideration of your arrival and departure dates, the size of your group and your hotel preferences.

What else is included in your private tour package?

1) Your hotel accommodation with breakfast:

We have developed our own “cherry picked” selection of preferred hotel partners, based on our personal experiences and client feedback, which we continuously monitor. At the time of making your enquiry we will check the current availability and room rates for our first choice hotel selections, and these details will be included with your custom made itinerary and quotation.

2) Your entrance fees at visitor attractions:

All of the entrance fees at the various visitor attractions or activities which are included in your itinerary are covered, unless these are stated as “optional”, in which case you will need to pay for these.

3) Local guides:

In addition to the general guidance and recommendations provided by Graeme, your personal driver and tour manager for your entire tour, you will enjoy the services of local city guides in various locations. Several of the guided tours provided by the visitor attractions listed above include local specialist guides.

4) Other services:

Orientation and guidance at each overnight location including local restaurant recommendations, assistance with your luggage between the vehicle and the hotel lobby, hotel check-in assistance, 24/7 emergency contact.

Please contact us to make your enquiry.

Further details regarding our general booking terms and conditions can be found on this website in Payments and terms.

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