.WINTER WEEKEND IN THE ALPS, SLOVENIA 27 – 29 JANUARY 2012, 15 PAX
Friday , January 2718h : departurefrom Grand Hotel GUIDED BOAT RIDE AND CITY TOUR, INCLUDING FUNICULAR TO LJUBLJANA CASTLE FOR DINNERUnionAfter Dinner TRANSFER FROM LJUBLJANA CASTLEOVERNIGHT GRAND HOTEL UNION 4*
LJUBLJANA LJUBLJANA, THE CAPITAL OF SLOVENIABoth the residents of Ljubljana and numerous visitors say that Ljubljana is a city made to mans measure. Classified as a medium-sized European city, it offers all the friendliness of a small town and at the same time everything that a capital should offer.The old city centre has a unique architectural appearance, particularly due to its mixture of Baroque and Art Nouveau architecture with masterful creations by the 20th century architect Jože Plecnik.
BOAT TOUR ON LJUBLJANICA BOAT TOUR ON LJUBLJANICA You will discover Ljubljana with different angle by a ride on boat tour. Numerous bridges, monuments and colourful facades will be unveil all along the cruise on the river, far from the background noise but still in city centre. You will pick up the boat in historical part of the town. The cruise will bring you from the Dragon Bridge to the Plecnik’s works (Triple Bridge, Shoemaker Bridge, Trnovo Stairs…). Duration: about 1 hour
Saturday, January 28MORNING TRANSFER TO KRANJSKA GORA, FULL DAY SKIINGLUNCH LUNCH ON THE SKI SLOPES (DRINKS EXCLUDED)AFTERNOON SKIING AND WELLNESS IN HOTEL HB BUFFET DINNER IN HOTEL (DRINKS EXCLUDED)EVENING OPTION: NIGHT TOBBOGGANINGOVERENIGHT 4* HOTEL IN KRANJSKA GORA
Murska SobotaALPINE REGION Pesnica Lendava Dravograd Ljutomer Kranjska Gora Mozirje Ptuj Bled Ormoz Bovec Rogaska Kamnik Slatina Airport Tolmin Zagorje Idrija Ljubljana Brezice Vrhnika Nova Gorica Novo Mesto Postojna Sezana Ribnica Metlika Ilirska Bistrica Crnomelj Piran
KRANJSKA GORA KRANJSKA GORA A summer and winter tourist resort in northwestern Slovenia near theborders with Austria and Italy, Kranjska Gora touches Triglav National Park to the south. The imposing peaks of the Julian Alps, the vast forestsstretching from Mojstrana to Rateče, and the ski areas among them attract hikers, alpinists, bicyclists, and skiers. As the romantic Alpine valley becomes covered with snow, Kranjska Gora turns into a winter fairy tale for sports devotees and all those who like to enjoy nature and good company during the cold months. In wintertime, Kranjska Gora offers sports, fun and delightful social life.
LUNCH ON THE SKI SLOPES LUNCH ON THE SKI SLOPESRight at the bottom of the ski slopes is the sopcalled “snow beach”. Thereare wooden terraces with its 100 seats and a wonderful view of the Vitranc slope. We will prepare the simple yeat delicieous barbecue lunch for you. The smell of home-made goodies in the finish arena will lure you to the “beach”. In the cold winter days, you be warmed up by the sun and the heaters, enjoying your home-made treats served in earthenware and beautiful views.
OPTION: NIGHT TOBOGGANING IN GOZD MARTULJEK NIGHT TOBOGGANING All ages can enjoy tobogganing on the paths and roads of Kranjska Gora. You can choose between daytime rides which will show you the snowy mountain peaks or night rides where you and your friends return to thevalley by torch lighted ways. From the hotel guides will take you in vehicles to the top of specially prepared sledging routes.
Sunday, January 29MORNING FREE FOR WELLNESS IN HOTEL, CHECK OUT, TRANSFER TO LAKE BLEDLUNCH RESTAURANT IN BLED (DRINKS EXCLUDED)AFTERNOON VISIT OF BLED CASTLE, TRANSFER TO LJUBLJANA – Ljubljana Airport
LAKE BLED BLED In the beautiful north-western corner of Slovenia, the lakeside resort of Bled nestles amidst dense pine forests, surrounded by the dramatic snow-capped Julian Alps. The beautiful lake features the tiny woodedisland ‘Maria of the Lake’, which is crowned by an idyllic baroque church amidst its glittering blue waters. … We will have lunch in one of the popular restaurants in Bled.
VISIT OF BLED CASTLE BLED CASTLE Perched atop a steep cliff rising 130 meters above the glacial Lake Bled is a symbol of Bled and Slovenia – Bled Castle. The image of the castle forming a dramatic backdrop to the romantic island and the church. Castle terraces offer spectacular views of the lake and the island, over to the mountain ranges.