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Slovenia, Ljubljana and Lake Bled Full Day Small Group Excursion from Zagreb

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Zagreb, Croatia
Slovenia, Ljubljana and Lake Bled Full Day Small Group Excursion from Zagreb
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icon11 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

Visit two of Slovenia’s highlights on a full-day, small-group tour from Zagreb to Ljubljana and Lake Bled. Take a walking tour of the historic Slovenian capital, enjoy the view from the Ljubljana Castle, then drive into the Julian Alps to see Lake Bled’s medieval castle and island church. This full-day Slovenia tour includes all activities and round-trip transport from centrally-located Zagreb hotels, and it’s limited to eight people for a more personal experience.
  • Visit Slovenia on a day-trip from Zagreb
  • Walking tour of Ljubljana
  • Ride a funicular to Ljubljana Castle
  • Tour Bled Castle and Lake Bled
  • Small group tour for personal service
  • Pickup and drop-off in centrally-located Zagreb hotels
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Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
Walking Tour of Ljubljana with a licensed local guide
Funicular ride to Ljubljana Castle
Bled Castle admission ticket
Licensed tour guide
Hotel pick-up and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Food and drinks
Gratuities

Departure Point

Zrinjevac 2, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia

Our guide will wait in front of the Meteorological station. This is a small display that shows temperature and barometric pressure on the north side of the park.

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet a driver at your Zagreb hotel or a central location (see Booking details for more information about hotel pickup), then begin the journey to Ljubljana in a climate-controlled vehicle, crossing the border into Slovenia en route. Upon arrival in Ljubljana, stretch your legs on a walking tour of the center, learning about Ljubljana history, architecture, and culture along the way.

See a quirky cement bridge decorated with dragons, long a symbol of Ljubljana, and board a glassed-in funicular railway up to the Ljubljana Castle, a medieval fortress with views across the city.

From the castle, continue to Lake Bled, with views to the Julian Alps, a rocky stretch of mountain peaks that extend from Slovenia to Italy. You have an aerial perspective on the lake from the ramparts of Bled Castle, which is perched high above the water on a rocky outcropping. Descend to the small town at the edge of Lake Bled for a walk by the water, or stop in a local café to try the local specialty, a cake layered with fragrant vanilla custard.

Following your time at Lake Bled, begin the return trip to Zagreb, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Ljubljana Old Town
Meet a driver at your Zagreb hotel or a central location, then begin the journey to Ljubljana in a climate-controlled vehicle, crossing the border into Slovenia en route. Upon arrival in Ljubljana board a glassed-in funicular railway up to the Ljubljana Castle, a medieval fortress with views across the city (return funicular ticket included). Stretch your legs on a walking tour of the center, learning about Ljubljana history, architecture and culture along the way from licensed local guide. See a quirky cement bridge decorated with dragons, long a symbol of Ljubljana.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Bled Castle (Blejski Grad)
Continue to Lake Bled, with views to the Julian Alps, a rocky stretch of mountain peaks that extend from Slovenia to Italy. You have an aerial perspective on the lake from the ramparts of Bled Castle, impressive medieval castle that dates back to 11th century which is perched high above the water on a rocky outcropping. Enjoy the mesmerizing views of the Julian Alps, the Church of the Assumption of Mary on the rock islet and the surrounding nature.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Bled
Descend to the small town at the edge of Lake Bled for a walk by the water, or stop in a local café to try the local specialty, a cake layered with fragrant vanilla custard, one of the symbols of the city. Following your time at Lake Bled, begin the return trip to Zagreb, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel or a central location.
Duration: 45 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Instant confirmation at the time of your booking.
  • You must confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are at the sole responsibility of the traveler
  • A moderate amount of walking with some steep parts is involved.
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel (or ID for EU citizens).
  • The tour operates in all weather conditions.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Petros d.o.o
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Slovenia, Ljubljana and Lake Bled Full Day Small Group Excursion from Zagreb?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Slovenia, Ljubljana and Lake Bled Full Day Small Group Excursion from Zagreb.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Slovenia, Ljubljana and Lake Bled Full Day Small Group Excursion from Zagreb?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Slovenia, Ljubljana and Lake Bled Full Day Small Group Excursion from Zagreb.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Slovenia, Ljubljana and Lake Bled Full Day Small Group Excursion from Zagreb?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Slovenia, Ljubljana and Lake Bled Full Day Small Group Excursion from Zagreb.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Actually will recommend one night stay in Slovenia near Lake Bled to immerse in its beauty and take a stroll along the lake." See review
  • "The drive was comfortable and unrushed, I would recommend this tour if you want an overview of both of these locations." See review

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star-5
Fantastic day trip
drewstravel
, Nov 2021
This tour was well organized and pick-up on time. Recommend taking this tour to experience Slovenia!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Many thanks for this 5 star review and kind regards from Petros DMC team!
star-4
Just good
Jessica_F
, Nov 2021
Slovenia is beautiful but we want to go to Mary church in the middle of the lake n it’s not included too short n we’re rushing my suggestion more time is better
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Thank you very much for booking the tour and writing the feedback. All the best!
star-5
Captivating day frip
Mark_E
, Nov 2021
Luka was an outstanding guide! His knowledge on a variety of subjects really made this tour unique. The tour was well planned and executed perfectly. Slovenia is beautiful and local guide Katya was a delight!
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Thank you very much for this flattering feedback. It was our pleasure to have you and we wish you many unique trips in the future too. Kind regards!
star-5
Put This on Your List!
Tracy_M
, Oct 2021
We were in a (very comfortable) car with one other traveler. Our guide — who was an excellent driver, as well — was the engaging and extremely knowledgeable Maya. She truly made the experience ‘beyond’! Ljubljana is a terrific, beckoning sort of city, small but large enough to really appeal. Maya’s enthusiasm, quietly stated, was infectious. My (historian) husband and I were impressed by her knowledge, which went beyond the ‘patter at each stop’ — Maya answered many of our questions, too. Her recommendations for restaurants were spot on (and we enjoyed our 1.5 hours to ‘wander on our own’ during and after lunch). Bled Lake is stunning, as is the castle above it. Worth the extra 45 minutes there and back (from Ljubljana). The car travel was fine, as the scenery was so beautiful throughout. Yes, perhaps a bit more $$ than we’d normally spend, but we still highly recommend this trip!
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
We can not thank you enough for taking time to leave this awesome review. We really appreciate your kind words. It was our pleasure to have you!
star-5
Awesome day trip - don’t miss this!
Melissa_Z
, Sep 2021
What an awesome day!! Ljubljana (j=i so now you can pronounce it lol) was an adorable town and I really enjoyed spending time there. The walking tour was roughly 2 hours then an hour free to explore on your own and eat lunch. I’d have preferred a shorter tour and more free time - an hour felt really rushed. If you can make it - just get a snack there and wait until Lake Bled to eat a meal. Lake Bled was beautiful and I enjoyed exploring the castle. There was ample time there to explore and eat, and you definitely must try the cake there. Skip the poppyseed version in Ljubljana and get the creamy version at Bled.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Many thanks for booking the tour and posting this awesome review. We are thrilled you enjoyed spending time with us in Slovenia. Take care!
star-5
The Slovenia Experience in a Day
James_B
, Sep 2021
It was a beautiful day in Slovenia. It’s the end of travel season, and so my small group tour became a private tour with Maja, and it did not disappoint. From the funicular in Ljubljana to creme cakes at Lake Bled, this tour was a fantastic experience. With a great tour guide, beautiful locations, and good food, you can’t go wrong!
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Thank you very much for booking the tour and taking time to post this excellent review. It was our pleasure to have you!
star-5
Great tour.
Zoila_M
, Sep 2021
This was a great tour worth the long drive of three hours from Zagreb. Maja, our driver, was very nice and helpful, very pleasant personality. Our tour guide in Ljubljana, Alenka, was very knowledgeable and had a great personality as well. Both, Ljubljana and Bled Castle offered very beautiful views, in my opinion this was a worth booking tour.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Thank you very much for this lovely review and for booking the tour with us. Best regards from Petros DMC team!
star-5
Great trip to Slovenia...
chris_w
, Sep 2021
Great trip to Slovenia from Zagreb. Driver was great and very knowledgeable. City and lake were a great experience.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Thank you very much for posting this great review. It was our pleasure to welcome you. Best regards!
star-5
Amazing tour
Cherie_C
, Aug 2021
My friend and I had a great time on this tour (25.08.21), the driver and tour guide were really informative and friendly. Our driver was so funny and made the journey even more enjoyable for us, one of the best tours we have ever been on, 100% recommend 😊
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
Thank you very much for this wonderful review. We are happy to see you enjoyed the day spent with us in Ljubljana and Lake Bled and hope to see you back in Zagreb one day.
star-5
You'll Ljove Ljubljana
Jack_M
, Jul 2021
Maja was warm and gracious. We met a local guide, Ilenka (s/p), in Ljubljana and she was just as helpful and courteous. Lake Bled is definitely something you want to see before you leave this Earth! FunFact: Ljubljana is one of the cleanest & greenest cities in the world!
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us and do hope to see you back in Croatia in the future!

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