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Enjoy dishes freshly prepared in front of you by professional chefs in first-grade restaurants. Join us from 25th of September to 2nd of October 2020.
Enjoy dishes freshly prepared in front of you by professional chefs in an intimate setting. Join us from 6th to 12th of October 2020.
Hotel in Kamnik and Casa Oasa in Koper are just a few spots where you can relax during our tour. Join us while we showcase this amazing country and discover more hidden gems...
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Slovenia has a piece of everything - Adriatic coastline, Alpine Mountains, pristine Rivers and Lakes...
Take this journey with us and meet the locals and experience this unique lifestyle!
Describing Slovenia doesn't do it justice. The only way is to experience it like a local. Let us take you on a journey of a lifetime with one of our carefully curated tours!
Immerse yourself in this unique country, small in size, big in heart. Explore Slovenia with HiddenTreasure Tours. You will experience Slovenia’s uniqueness in an unforgettable way with all your senses being tantalised. Our Slovenian expert will guide your small group of only up to 6 people in a luxurious Mercedes Benz Van. Meet with the locals and be introduced to their way of life.
Each tour is personalised to your needs with a diverse range of experiences along the way. One of our Slovenian culinary highlights is held in an intimate setting overlooking the Goriska Brda region while engaging in conversations with the owner and chef!
When you embark on our tour you will discover many of the Hidden Treasures of Slovenia. Find peace and relaxation when you arrive at the breathtaking lakes and waterfalls of Triglav National Park. Be guided through private wineries, tasting award-winning wines in the Goriska Brda region. Discover Slovenia’s stunning underworld of Postojna in the Dinaric Karst region and so much more.
Whether it is the cultural highs or pursuing nature’s pleasures, treading lightly or veering off the beaten path, you will be guided every step of the way. Our tours explore Slovenia in an intimate way.
We encourage you to give us a call or drop us an e-mail to book your tour now or feel free to use the web booking system.
If you have any questions please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
In addition to our information, you can check out this link to their National Tourism Agency https://slovenia.si/
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This adventure begins upon your arrival and transfer from Zagreb airport towards your first destination, Dolenjska region.
Our journey takes us through Otocec and the charming 13th century Otocec castle. Learn how Slovenia’s only river castle survived from Roman times, through the Renaissance and Second World War.
Enjoy the serenity of the castle gardens; look for abundant wildlife such as swans, native bird species and even a cheeky fish or two. It is only a short drive from Otocec to our next destination.
Eco farm Repovz presents, for your pleasure and enjoyment, locally sourced unsurpassed specialities. Feast on an unforgettable array of melt-in-the-mouth tasting platters. This local produce is the heartbeat of Slovenia and you will come away understanding why the locals say, Slovenia – Small country – Big heart. (D)
Today the unspoiled world of Dinaric Karst beckons. Carved over millions of years be astonished by the
breath-taking beauty of the deep Postojna Caves.
Immerse yourself in the era of knights, tournaments, battles and intrigue when we travel to the Predjama Fortress, a medieval miracle perched in the middle of the rocky cliffs for over 800 years.
Learn of the history surrounding the renowned robber Barron Erasmus Predjamski.
Can you solve the mystery of his death?
The day concludes arriving in the historical township of Kamnik where we stay in a four-star family run accommodation for the next three nights. (B,L,D)
Welcome to your first full day in Kamnik region, founded c1229. Look forward to the awe-inspiring scenery of the Kamnik Alps, the rushing waters of pristine rivers as it carves through astounding gorge.
After enjoying a hearty breakfast we will set off for Velika Planina-Big pasture at 1,500m for fresh air, sunshine and a step back in time.
Meet Peter, a local shepherd, and have a glimpse into how it was for the very first European shepherds.
Imagine Alpine Peaks and lush green valleys on all sides accompanied by the sounds and stories of the past. Too magical to leave. This afternoon awaits with the lure of Kamniska Bistrica and her bright clear Alpine waters that bubble and snake through a curved 30m gorge. Have your camera ready!
10 days exploring Slovenia – “your journey, rich in beauty, charm and adventure”
Return with us to Kamnik’s old town and discover the story of Veronika-half woman, half snake. Will all be revealed? (B, L, D)
This morning is free for you to relax and recharge. Later in the day we take a short drive to Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana. Enjoy a private guided tour through Tromostovje or three bridges, Preseren square, Plecnik’s markets, Kongresni square and more… Finish your day in a style- visiting Ljubljana Castle’s winery. The castle holds over 200 of the best Slovenian wines and offers a breath-taking view over the capital. Dinner will be at the Castle – This incredible Chef Igor Jagodic was announced as the best Slovenian chef by Gault & Millau in 2018! (B,L,D)
Following a short drive from Kamnik to Lake Bled, relax with a lightly chilled glass of local wine onboard our traditional Slovenian pletna.
Breath in iconic views as we glide across Lake Bled for our first surprise of the day, the historic island of Bled.
Experience the quaint atmosphere of the 15th century church, or be brave and test yourself in the traditional Slovenian way.
Carry your loved one up the 99 ancient steps leading towards the church to prove you are worthy of their adoration.
Take a 20 min hike with us up a small hill and visit our ‘secret’ lookout. Here you will experience magical views – romantic, pristine and untouched.
Picture yourself overlooking the cool green-blue waters of Lake Bled. Ponder on days and people gone by, those who lived in the surrounding mountains and medieval castle.
Indulge your childhood senses with at least one of Slovenia’s local delicacies, Kremsnita, a mouth-watering creamy vanilla slice from Bled’s most highly acclaimed Patisserie.
You don’t need to stop with just one!
You are now ready to explore and enjoy at your leisure. Step back in time with a horse and rustic open
carriage ride and discover the unique Slovenian traditions handed down father to son;
or simply mix with the locals and look for some one-of-a-kind mementos to take home. (B, D)
Together we get off the beaten track and visit Lake Bohinj, a charming lake with a secret. It has been said that the lake never looks the same two days in a row, always beautiful, but always different.
Lakes Bled and Bohinj were carved by an ancient glacier at the end of the last Ice Age providing a once in
a lifetime touch of beauty you will never forget.
Join our brief fun hike to Savica waterfall and you may unravel the secrets of the magnificent glacier.
An afternoon cable car experience to Vogel (weather permitting) is sure to thrill with expansive views over the lake and valleys – breathtaking and photo ready!
Tonight, be spoiled with a magnificent Slovenian dinner, but be sure to leave room for delicious homemade chocolate delicacies on offer. (B,L, D)
A day of sheer excitement lies ahead with white water rafting in the pristine valley of Soca River. Rest assured your local experts will safely guide you through this picturesque but thrilling journey of rapids, small waterfalls and breathtaking views.
View one of Slovenia’s stunning treasures, Boka waterfall and admire the rivers everchanging colours as we pass quaint little townships such as Kobarid and Tolmin. Discover how the Soca Valley and Kobarid carry historic significance dating back to World War I- What was the Miracle of Kobarid?
Prepare yourself for a sumptuous repast tonight in the famous Slovenian wine region of Goriska Brda. Mouth-watering dishes will be created right before your eyes. Delight in this feast of sight and taste in an intimate environment surrounded by views across Goriska Brda’s endless vineyards.
Relax this morning with a stroll through the local village Smartno, considered so special the entire village has been named a historical monument. Discover how the locals used to live and perhaps enjoy the chance to pick cherries or grapes yourself (seasonally dependant).
World class wine and foodie experience, including dinner and wine degustation at Kabaj-Morel Winery beckons. You will quickly discover for yourself why Kabaj-Morel Winery is highly acclaimed and has been named in the Top 100 Worldwide Wineries Awards (Wine & Spirits Magazine) – Na zdravje! Cheers! (B,L,D)
This morning you will look forward with anticipation to one of the most beautiful towns on the Adriatic Coast, Piran where you will stroll with our local guide through Piran’s maze of Venetian style streets and squares.
Find the statue of the famous violinist Giuseppe Tartini and discover the mystery of the Devil’s Trill. Was it truly inspired!? Linger in the crowd and traffic free township, climb the town walls for stunning deep ocean views from the Piran peninsula and bask in warm Mediterranean breezes.
A very special invitation to a boutique olive grower’s estate awaits this afternoon. Ready yourself to become a true connoisseur. Discover the secrets, flavours and textures of this golden oil.
Finish your day in relaxation with the finest meals of “Nona’s kitchen” and stunning views overlooking the groves and valley below. (B,L,D)
Before you say farewell to Slovenia for now, join us for a one last chance to connect with the region you have come to love. Be delighted today with a morning tour through Koper’s old city centre. Learn of Koper’s history as the previous capital of Istria- Capo di Istria.
This is where we part and say until next time as your flight and home awaits. As we are lifelong friends now, we never say “Goodbye.” We head off toward Zagreb airport and to wish you a safe trip home. Relive incredible memories and moments of a trip that will never be forgotten. (B)
Legend: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
Transport: Luxurious Mercedes Benz Van V-Class
Entry fee, activities: to Savica waterfall, Postojna cave and Predjama castle, Boat ride to Bled Island in a traditional “pletna”, white – water rafting in Soca valley
Fine dining dinner: Repovz, Sentjanz, Strelec – Ljubljana, Goriska Brda : at Klinec estate and at Fakuc or Kabaj estate, other meals as per itinerary
Accommodation: 4* star level in small family owned establishments except for the first night where our accommodation at Repovz Eco farm is rated 3* star level
14th – 23rd May – 10 days
4th – 13th June – 10 days
6th – 12th October – 7 days
Relaxed, friendly and informal tour, just what our bodies needed.