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Gems of Central Europe by Rail

10 days

A private journey for departure any day

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Private Touring Discoveries

+ Tailor your journey with your choice of exceptional city-center hotels.
+ Be swept away by the romance of rail travel without any hassles... Our attentive staff will attend to you and your luggage
whenever you come and go by train!
+ Our sightseeing is balanced by plenty of free time, and our resident staff is there to assist with dining suggestions, additional sightseeing, or tickets for cultural events.
+ With 4 UNESCO c World Heritage sites

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On arrival at the airport, you’ll be warmly greeted and chauffeured to your choice of deluxe or luxury hotel. All have been handpicked for their attentive service, fine amenities and terrific city-center locations. The rest of this day is yours to relax and explore as you wish.

After breakfast, your private car, driver and guide will be waiting to show you the city they call home, a vibrant capital with a rich architectural heritage and historic legacy.  Your tour begins in Heroes’ Square where our expert guide will offer fascinating insight into Hungary’s storied past. Admire the beautiful Opera House and then go behind the lavish façade and impressive Gothic spires of the Hungarian Parliament for a specially arranged sightseeing tour. Your guided visit inside this architectural landmark reveals its sumptuously decorated interior – including the Grand Staircase and the resplendent Dome Hall where the Hungarian Holy Crown and Coronation Insignia are protected 24 hours-a-day by the Crown Guard of the Hungarian Armed Forces.
 
Then cross the Danube and ascend into the Buda Hills to visit Matthias Church, built in the 13th century. From the Fisherman’s Bastion, you’ll have terrific views of the city spread across both banks of the Danube. Continue to Gellért Hill for a guided stroll around the historic Citadel. From here, you’ll be taken back to your hotel in the heart of the city. Or, if you wish, you can be dropped off at the bustling Central Market to explore on your own; set inside a 19th-century landmark with neo-Gothic flourishes, this is a favorite place to shop for locals and visiting culinary aficionados. 
Meals B
 
Note: In the event of an official state function which would preclude a tour inside the Hungarian Parliament, you will instead enjoy a guided visit of the Budapest Opera House. Commissioned by Emperor Franz Josef, this 19th-century architectural treasure is considered to be one of the finest opera houses in the world.

This day is yours to explore at your own pace. Be sure to stop by one of the city’s many splendid cafes like Gerbeaud, located on Vörösmarty Square for more than a century and beloved for its fine pastries and opulently decorated interior. If you prefer additional guided sightseeing, we offer a variety of other private excursions like:
 
Szentendre: This half-day tour takes you outside the capital to Szentendre, a charming riverside town known for its beautiful Baroque architecture, centuries-old merchants’ homes, fine museums, galleries and artists’ studios.
 
Danube Bend: This full-day excursion takes you into the countryside to explore the pastoral beauty of the Danube River and the region’s rich history. You’ll stop in the artists’ town of Szentendre and then visit Visegrád, the erstwhile summer residence of medieval Hungarian kings. In Esztergom, one of the oldest towns in Hungary, you’ll see the country’s largest cathedral – an impressive basilica built in the late 1800’s on the site of an earlier 12th-century church.
 
Hungarian Plains + Horse Farm: This full-day adventure takes you deep into the fertile and historic lands of the Great Hungarian Plains. Discover the fine Art Nouveau architecture of Kecskemét, a charming town surrounded by vineyards and fruit orchards, and then continue to a nearby horse farm. Sample the local apricot brandy, explore the farm on horse-drawn carriage ride, and enjoy a spectacular horse show featuring skilled local riders. Enjoy traditional Gypsy music and a hearty Hungarian lunch accompanied by fine local wine.
Meals B

Your chauffeured transfer to the rail station and our signature to-the-train luggage service make traveling a breeze. Sit back in your comfortable first-class seat and enjoy the scenic journey through the countryside into Austria. Upon arrival in Vienna, you’ll be warmly greeted and escorted by private car to your chosen hotel.  Our deluxe and luxury hotels have been carefully chosen for their fine service, welcoming ambience and great locations. 
Meals B

With the famous words “It is my will…” Emperor Franz Josef ordered the construction of the Ringstrasse. Today, 160 years later, the city’s most famous boulevard is still home to some of Europe’s grandest buildings - from lavish residences built by the nobility to grand public edifices like the State Opera House, Parliament, City Hall and the Museum of Fine Arts. This morning, your private sightseeing tour will take you along the 3.2-mile long Ringstrasse. As you admire its many landmarks, including Flemish Baroque, New Gothic and Neo-Renaissance masterpieces, you’ll learn much about the city’s history and vibrant modern life.
 
Continue your morning tour with a guided visit through the Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Imperial family. Dating back to the 1600’s and completely redesigned in 1743 by Maria Theresia, this impressive Baroque palace is one of Europe’s most impressive royal residences. Accompanied by your private guide, your exploration of its lavish state rooms and private galleries offers fascinating insight into the opulent lives, political intrigues and colorful personal stories of the Emperors and Empresses who lived here. There will of course be time to take in the elegant beauty of the palace’s gardens and grounds. On the way back to your hotel, you’ll also see the Belvedere Palace, a Baroque masterpiece constructed by Prince Eugene of Savoy. The rest of your afternoon and evening are yours to enjoy as you wish. 
Meals B

This entire day is yours to enjoy as you wish. Take advantage of your hotel’s central location to explore at your own pace. In the heart of this friendly, easy-to-navigate city, historic St. Stephen’s Cathedral is a great place to start. Dominated by its four beautiful spires, the streets surrounding the Cathedral are home to some of Vienna’s most popular cafes, restaurants and boutiques. If you prefer additional privately-guided sightseeing, we offer a number of tours and excursions including the world-famous Spanish Riding School, the Vienna State Opera House and wine tasting in the Danube Valley. Of course, our helpful resident staff can assist you with dining recommendations and tickets for an evening performance of music, theater or dance.
Meals B

We’ll take you to the station today and directly to your train – assisting with your luggage for your comfort and convenience. Enjoy the first class rail journey through the Austrian countryside and across the border into the rolling landscapes of the Czech Republic. On arrival in Prague, you’ll be met and chauffeured to your choice of hotel in the heart of the city. 
Meals B

After breakfast, your personal car, driver and guide will be waiting to show you the architectural majesty of the city they love and know so well! Goethe proclaimed Prague to be the “Jewel in the Crown of the World,” and indeed the Czech capital is one of Europe’s loveliest cities. Departing your hotel, the drive takes you through a number of the city’s most historic districts including New Town which dates back to the 14th century and Wenceslas Square. You’ll see pretty Art Nouveau houses, neo-classical landmarks like the National Theater and even the whimsical Dancing House, a late 20th-century masterpiece by renowned architect Frank Gehry.
 
Then cross the Vltava River into the city’s historic Lesser Quarter and ascend Castle Hill for a guided walking tour through Prague Castle. Among the impressive collection of palaces and Ecclesiastical buildings that comprise this royal medieval complex, one of the largest in Europe, are St. Vitus Cathedral with its Gothic spires, and the Old Royal Palace dating back to the 12th century. Also on the castle grounds, you’ll stroll along the enchanting Golden Lane; set against one of the Castle’s imposing walls, you’ll discover 11 historic houses that date back more than 500 years. Though diminutive in size, the interiors have been restored to depict the daily life of the artisans who lived and worked here centuries ago.
 
Before returning to your hotel, you’ll also visit Old Town - home to splendid Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance landmarks including the medieval Town Hall with its marvelous Astronomical Clock and the Tyn Church with its distinctive twin towers dominating one side of the Old Town Square. Return to your hotel and enjoy the balance of your afternoon and evening at leisure.  
Meals B

This entire day is free to enjoy and explore at your own pace. If you prefer guided touring, we offer other private sightseeing tours including:
 
Prague’s Jewish Quarter: This 3-hour walking tour takes you along the charming cobblestone streets of Old Town and into the historic Jewish Quarter, where the city’s Jewish residents were forced to relocate in the 13th century. Among the sites you’ll visit are the Maisel Synagogue built at the end of the 1500’s and the diminutive Pinkas Synagogue which now commemorates the nearly 80,000 Czech Jewish victims of the Holocaust. You’ll also visit the Old Jewish Cemetery and the exhibits of the Jewish Museum now on display in the Klausen Synagogue.
 
Cesky Krumlov + Bohemian Countryside: This full-day excursion takes you into the pastoral landscapes of South Bohemia to the historic town of Cesky Krumlov. Clustered along the banks of the Vltava River, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most picturesque towns in Europe, filled with splendidly preserved Baroque and Renaissance architecture. Your tour includes entry to the town’s impressive 13th-century castle. On the return journey to Prague, you’ll stop in Ceske Budejovice to admire the handsome arcaded homes and historic buildings that grace the town’s main square.
Meals B

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Depart Prague

You’ll be chauffeured to the airport or rail station today for your onward journey. 
Meals B

Extend Your Trip

Bulgaria + Romania

Accompanied your own personal, expert guide, our original itinerary reveals the rich heritage, colorful stories and UNESCO World Heritage Sites of this often overlooked corner of Europe.

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Day
1

Welcome to Sofia, Bulgaria

Upon arrival, you’ll be warmly greeted and escorted to the deluxe Hotel InterContinental, wonderfully situated in the historic heart of the city overlooking the gold and green domes of Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

Day
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Discover Sofia

This morning’s privately guided city tour begins with the architectural landmarks of Sofia’s historical core. Chief among these monuments is the impressive Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. With its large gilded domes visible from many areas of the city, the cathedral of the Bulgarian Orthodox Patriarch has become one of the city’s most recognized and popular symbols. You’ll also see the round church of St. George, a splendidly preserved Byzantine building, and the impressive Parliament and National Theater. Traveling to the outskirts of the city, you’ll also visit Boyana Church c. a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was built in the 10th century and expanded 300 years later. The interior frescoes date to the 13th century and are considered to be some of the Continent’s most important examples of east European medieval art. Your afternoon is at leisure to explore and enjoy as you wish.  Meals B

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3

Rila Monastery + Plovdiv

Depart Sofia this morning and travel with your private car, driver and guide to visit the Rila Monastery c , famed for its impressive frescoes. Originally founded in the 10th century by St. John of Rila, the monastery was destroyed by fire at the beginning of the 19th century and rebuilt in the mid 1800’s in classic Bulgarian Renaissance style. It is now recognized as an important symbol of the country’s strong Slavic cultural identity following centuries of Ottoman rule.

Relax over lunch here in Rila and then continue to Plovdiv where you’ll enjoy a guided walking tour through the Old Town with its cobbled streets and fine examples of National Revival architecture. At the unusual Trakart Museum, you’ll see the amazing restoration of a Roman mosaic floor of the 2nd century. Check in to the Ramada Princess Hotel for the night.  Meals B+L

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4

Onward to Kazanlak + Arbanassi + Veliko Tarnovo

Check out after breakfast and travel to the village of Skobelevo. On your guided tour through the Damascena Complex, you’ll see how Bulgaria’s famed rose oil was distilled in ancient times - and watch the modern techniques in use today. The rose was first introduced to Bulgaria by Ottoman Turks in the 1600’s. Within 100 years, large quantities of rose oil were being exported to France for use by French perfume producers. Today, it’s still an important part of the region’s economy.

Nearby in Kazanlak, the Thracian Tomb c is no longer open to visitors - a step taken to protect its Hellenistic frescoes that date from the 4th Century B.C. Next door, however, an educational center offers a remarkably accurate reconstruction of the tomb and its remarkable wall paintings. After this visit, continue to Veliko Tarnovo and check in to the Grand Yantra Hotel. Then join your guide for an afternoon walking tour here in Bulgaria’s former medieval capital. Later today, you’ll enjoy a pleasant evening stroll with your personal guide in the historic village of Arbanassi. Sit down to dinner in a local restaurant and then return to your hotel in Veliko Tarnovo.  Meals B+D

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Sinaia + Brasov

This morning’s scenic drive takes you across the border into Romania to the charming resort town of Sinaia in the heart of the Carpathian Mountains. Tour the Sinaia Monastery and the spectacular Peles Castle, the former summer residence of the Romanian Royal family. Continue to the fairytale town of Brasov, founded in the 13th century and home to the historic Black Church, so-named after its massive Gothic walls were blackened by a fire that devastated much of the town. Enjoy an evening walking tour in Brasov and a 2-night stay at the deluxe Aro Palace Hotel.  Meals B+L

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6

Excursion to Biertan + Sighisoara

Set out after breakfast to the Transylvanian town of Biertan c to visit its fortified church. Dating to the 16th century, it evidences the defensive response of the region’s Saxon communities as the Ottoman Empire began to menace the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Lacking the resources to fortify the entire town, these settlements created fortresses around their churches, enclosing the storehouses to withstand long sieges.

From Biertan, continue to Sighisoara where an impressive silhouette of towers and spires will welcome you to one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval towns. Your privately guided tour includes the architectural landmarks of Old Town c and the Clock Tower Museum with its fascinating exhibits on medieval weapons and torture. Then tour the medieval fortified church in Viscri c and watch skilled blacksmiths at work - using the traditional generations-old horseshoeing techniques still employed throughout much of this pastoral region. Then return to Brasov where your evening is free.  Meals B

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7

Bran Castle + Villages of Transylvania

Start the day with a visit to Bran Castle, originally built in the 13th century as a stronghold of the Knights of the Teutonic Order and later made famous in Bran Stoker’s novel, Dracula. In Zarnesti, you’ll visit the Bear Sanctuary to learn about their work rescuing bears from captivity to live here among the forests and waterways of the sanctuary’s 160-acre tract of land. In the nearby villages of Ohaba and Lisa, you’ll gain further insight into the region’s history and cultural traditions. Then visit the imposing Fagaras Fortress, built in 1310 on the site of an earlier 12th-century wooden fort that was burned by the Tartars in 1241. Continue to the historic town of Sibiu and check in to the comfortable Ramada Hotel for the night.  Meals B

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Sibiu + Cozia Monastery + Bucharest

Once a major Saxon trading center, the 12th-century town of Sibiu retains a distinctly German ambience and still reflects the grandeur of its wealthy past. This morning’s walking tour will take you through the historic district inside the city’s medieval walls. Walk through Huet Square, hear the stories behind the unusually-named Liars’ Bridge, and enjoy a private tour of the Evangelical Cathedral, built in the 14th century,

Then journey to the banks of the Olt River to visit the Cozia Monastery. Built in the late 1300’s, it is considered to be one of Romania’s oldest and most architecturally distinctive landmarks. Continue to Bucharest and check in to the deluxe Grand Continental Hotel for a 2-night stay.  Meals B+D

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Discover Bucharest

This morning’s privately guided tour of Bucharest’s historic landmarks takes you inside the enormous Palace of Parliament; built during the Ceausescu regime, this is one of the largest buildings in the entire world. From Revolution Square, you’ll be able to take in some of the city’s most impressive sites, including the Romanian Athenaeum – a handsome 19th century concert hall – and the imposing structures which once served as the headquarters for the Communist Party. It was from these rooftops that Nicolae Ceausescu fled by helicopter at the end of 1989. See the imposing Triumphal Arch and head to Herastrau Park to visit the open-air Village Museum where traditional farm houses, churches and windmills have been gathered from all across Romania to showcase traditional village life in the country’s various regions.  Meals B

Day
10

Depart Bucharest

You’ll be escorted to the airport today for your onward journey.  Meals B

Stories of Slovenia

Filled with unexpected history and captivating landscapes of mountains, lake and sea, this untouched corner of Europe is filled with colorful stories and traditions – all brought to life by our engaging native-born Trip Leader.

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1

Welcome to Slovenia

Upon arrival at Ljubljana Airport, you’ll be met and escorted to Strmol Castle. Set on manicured grounds against a densely forested hillside and tracing its origins to the 13th-century, our enchanting castle hotel blends genuine historic ambience and modern comfort. This evening’s dinner features the fine Slovenian cuisine of our hotel’s esteemed kitchen accompanied by local wine.  Meals D

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Village Life + Lake Bled

After breakfast, our engaging Slovenian guide will be waiting to show you the cultural traditions and flavors of his native land. Our Small Group sightseeing begins in the small village of Kropa. Set in a forested valley along the banks of a rushing stream, Kropa was long famed for the skill of its iron forgers who formed a close-knit community with their own customs, cuisine and culture. At the Iron Forging Museum, you’ll learn more about these fascinating traditions.
 
In nearby Radovljica, you’ll discover a handsome town filled with fine medieval architecture. Visit the local Apicultural Museum to learn about the region’s centuries-old beekeeping traditions and enjoy a tasting of freshly harvested local honey as well as medica, a Slovenian wine made from honey. We’ll stay here in town to enjoy the farm-to-table cuisine of Lectar, a charming restaurant that’s been owned and operated by a family of bakers since 1766. After lunch, we’ll have time to tour their bakery and a little on-site museum.
 
In the afternoon, we’ll set out across Lake Bled in a traditional wooden pletna; it’s the best way to take in the surrounding landscape of lakeside forests and rugged mountain peaks. Visit St. Mary’s Church, set on a small island in the middle of the lake, and hear the colorful story of the Wishing Bell that has hung for centuries from a roof beam above the church nave. There’s also a cake maker here on the tiny island where you’ll have a chance to sample a slice of potica, a popular Slovenian pastry made with sweet dough and filled with nuts, honey, raisins, rum and other fruits and flavors; you’ll be able to make your selection from the day’s offerings. Then visit Bled Castle - which has stood for centuries high atop a cliff overlooking the tranquil waters of Lake Bled and St. Mary’s Church. After sightseeing, you’ll return to Strmol Castle where you can relax and dine this evening as you wish.  Meals B+L

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Into the Julian Alps

This morning’s journey takes you into the majestic Alpine landscapes of Triglav National Park. Stopping in the Vrsic Pass, you’ll have captivating views of the Julian Alps as they stretch onward into Italy and Austria. You’ll visit the Russian chapel built by Russian prisoners of war during World War I and descend along the so-called Russian Road into the beautiful Trenta Valley. Marvel at the Mlinarica Canyon and Boka Waterfalls and then make your way into the picturesque Soca River Valley.
 
Today’s scenic drive ends in a picturesque rural hamlet near Kobarid where you’ll check in to Hisa Franko. With only 16 rooms, our inviting boutique hotel is set on the grounds of an historic countryside estate that served as a hospital during World War I. According to local legend, war correspondent and novelist Ernest Hemingway wrote much of A Farewell to Arms here as he convalesced after being injured on the Isonzo Front. Hisa Franko is esteemed not only for its warm hospitality but also for its farm-to-table cuisine. This evening, you’ll sample the chef’s fresh preparation of regional dishes accompanied by local wine.  Meals B+D

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The History + Charm of Kobarid

Today, Kobarid is a charming village set in a peaceful valley between towering Alpine peaks. But a century ago, this now quiet river valley was the site of fierce fighting – the historic Isonzo Front. Indeed, the historic Battle of Caporetto in 1917 was one of the major battles of World War I and saw the combined German and Austro-Hungarian forces decisively break through the Italian line. After a leisurely breakfast, you’ll delve more deeply into this dramatic chapter of history at the award-winning Kobarid Museum where giant relief maps, a wealth of photographs, and a moving audiovisual presentation detail the battle. Hemingway enthusiasts will be intrigued as these historic events are compared to descriptions and passages in his novel A Farewell to Arms.
 
This evening, we’ve arranged for you to be the special guests of the Medves family! Enjoy a warm welcome and the fine regional farm-to-table cuisine of their family farm - set on the slopes of Matajur Mountain.  After dinner, we’ll take you back to Hisa Franko for the night.  Meals B+D

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5

From the Alps to the Adriatic

Check out after breakfast and continue your journey through the Soca River Valley, learning more about the region’s history from our well-versed guide and delighting in the passing scenery. In Stanjel, you’ll enjoy a walking tour through this hilltop town, built on the site of an ancient Roman fort. With its winding streets, old stone houses and fine gardens, Stanjel is regarded as one of the prettiest towns in Slovenia. The imposing fortress walls of the castle and the 17th-century bell tower of St. Daniel’s Church are among the landmarks you’ll discover.
 
Continue your scenic overland journey through the vineyard landscapes of Goriska Brda, fondly known as the “Tuscany of Slovenia.” Meet with a local vintner and enjoy a wine tasting and lunch before traveling onward to the Adriatic Coast, passing through the medieval and now bustling port of Koper. Arriving in the coastal resort town of Portoroz, you’ll check in to the Hotel Marko. Set in an historic 19th-century landmark overlooking the seafront promenade, our charming boutique hotel offers spacious and handsomely-furnished guestrooms.  Meals B+L

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6

Excursion to Piran

Set on a narrow peninsula that juts out into the Adriatic Sea, Piran is an architectural gem of Venetian Gothic architecture. Traveling there this morning, you’ll embark on a guided walking tour through the narrow streets of its Old Town. In Tartinijev Trg, a grand public plaza laid out in the 19th century, you’ll see an imposing statue of the square’s namesake – the famous composer Giuseppe Tartini who was born here in 1692 when the town was a part of the Republic of Venice. Indeed, many visitors compare Piran’s captivating charm and magic with the more-famous Imperial capital which lies just over the horizon. Perched on a hill overlooking Piran and visible from Tartinijev Trg is the spectacular bell tower of St. George Cathedral.
 
After your guided walking tour, you’ll have ample free time to explore and enjoy Piran at your own pace. You might browse through its inviting boutiques, sit down in one of the many sidewalk cafes, continue to explore its medieval streets, or enjoy a lunch of freshly caught and prepared seafood. Then return by motorcoach to Portoroz where the balance of the afternoon is yours to do as you please.  If you wish, you can walk along the sea front promenade from Piran all the way back to your hotel in Portoroz. It’s a pleasant stroll that should take you about 30 minutes.  Meals B

Day
7

Lipizzaner Horses of Lipica + Ljubljana

The majestic Lipizzaner stallion may be most famously associated with the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, but these thoroughbred white horses have actually been bred at the Lipica Stud Farm for more than 430 years. This morning, you’ll travel to the historic village of Lipica for a tour of the Stud Farm including the stables and a fascinating on-site museum with interactive displays that will deepen your understanding and appreciation of these graceful creatures.
 
Next you’ll enjoy a guided visit of Predjama Castle. Built in the mouth of a cavern situated halfway up the side of a dramatic 400-foot cliff, this 4-story fortress is seemingly impregnable, astoundingly impressive and very picturesque! Your tour of this centuries-old landmark reveals all the required elements of a medieval castle, from secret passageways and dark dungeons to holes in the entry-tower ceiling through which boiling oil could be poured on intruders. You’ll also hear the colorful legends that surround the castle’s most famous resident, a 15th-century robber baron who, like Robin Hood, stole from the rich to give to the poor!
 
Continue your journey to Ljubljana and check in to the stylish Hotel Cubo, our intimate boutique hotel in the heart of the city. After time to refresh, join our guide for a walking tour through the historic core of Ljubljana. With a history steeped in the ancient legend of Jason and the Golden Fleece, Slovenia’s capital is filled with striking architectural monuments, handsome town squares and lovely Baroque fountains. But this university town, with its youthful population, is also abuzz with a cutting-edge exuberance that is sure to captivate you. After exploring the landmarks of Old Town, you’ll ascend by funicular to tour Ljubljana Castle. Set on the top of a commanding hill in the heart of the capital, the oldest elements of this impressive landmark date back more than 500 years. But many of the buildings which you’ll explore within the castle grounds were built in the 16th and 17th centuries. This evening is free for you to dine as you wish in one of Ljubljana’s many fine restaurants. Of course, our in-the-know guide will be happy to offer personal recommendations and assistance.  Meals B

Day
8

Medieval Kamnik + Your Choice of Activity

This morning, you’ll travel to Kamnik. Surrounded by forested hills and rugged mountains, the fine architecture of this picturesque town bears witness to its medieval wealth when it was a flourishing center of trade and home to numerous aristocratic families. After a walking tour through town, you can tailor your sightseeing with the guided activity of your choice:
 
+ Artisan Crafts: Visit an unusual “straw museum” to learn about this traditional local craft and watch as skilled artisans plait and weave straw into remarkable objects of beauty and function – including hats and baskets. You’ll also visit a pottery studio famed for its Slovenian Majolica ware.

+ Highland Adventure: Ascend by cable car to Velika Planina, a pastoral settlement situated on a mountain plateau in the heart of the Kamnik Alps. Enjoy some guided hiking and spend time with the local herders to experience a traditional slice of rural life. 

Back in Ljubljana, we’ve arranged for you to dine with a resident family. Traditional home cooking and congenial conversation with your hosts promise a delightful evening and genuine insight into Slovenian life and culture.  Meals B+D

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9

Depart Ljubljana

You’ll be chauffeured to the airport today for your onward journey.  Meals B

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