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Lake Bled for New YearItinerary

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    • Morning Coffee Morning Coffee
    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Lunch Lunch
    • Dinner Dinner
    • Drink Drink
    • Afternoon Tea Afternoon Tea
    • Longer walks and steps may be involved on this day Longer walks and steps may be involved on this day
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    Dinner Drink

    1 Travel to Slovenia

    Travel to Slovenia

    Meet your One Traveller representative and fellow travellers at Heathrow Airport before boarding the flight to Venice (Italy). On arrival your coach will take you to the hotel for a six-night stay.

    Evening: After a chance to settle in and relax there will be a hosted welcome drinks reception followed by dinner.

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner Drink Longer walks and steps may be involved on this day

    2 Ljubljana

    Ljubljana

    Morning: one of Europe’s smallest capital cities and a former capital of the historic region of Carniola, Ljubljana is known as the City of Palaces, with its ornate art nouveau architecture. A guided tour is included, followed by lunch.

    Afternoon: take the funicular with fellow travellers to the castle (at own cost) for spectacular views over the city before returning to Bled.

    Evening: dinner with a drink in the hotel.

    Breakfast Dinner Drink

    3 Carinthian Austria

    Carinthian Austria

    Morning: Austria and Slovenia are separated by the Karavanke Mountains. A short scenic drive via the Ljubelj mountain pass leads to the Carinthian capital of Klagenfurt, where there will be time to explore and have lunch. The province has over 200 lakes and is known as the Austrian Riviera. You will return to Bled over the Wurzen Pass, with stunning views of the Julian Alps.

    Afternoon: return to the hotel in the mid-afternoon to enjoy its facilities.

    Evening: dinner and a drink in the hotel.

    Breakfast Dinner Drink Longer walks and steps may be involved on this day

    4 Postojna Caves & Lipica Stud Farm

    Postojna Caves & Lipica Stud Farm

    Morning: a visit to the easily accessible network of caves with a thrilling train ride. Marvel at the great halls and huge underground formations developed over millions of years by tiny drops of water.

    Afternoon: Lipica, the stud farm where the famous stallions were first bred during the time of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Tour of the stables to see the stallions and then watch a magnificent dressage performance.

    Evening: dinner with a drink in the hotel.

    Breakfast Lunch Dinner Drink

    5 New Year’s Eve - Triglav National Park

    New Year’s Eve - Triglav National Park

    Morning: a relaxing short drive through the unspoilt Triglav National Park and the serene beauty of Lake Bohinj where you will enjoy an included lunch. Today we also include a cable car ride to see the stunning scenery.

    Mid-afternoon: return to the hotel to rest and use the facilities before the evening celebrations.

    Evening: join your fellow travellers for included pre-dinner drinks before the hotel’s gala celebration evening with live music, culminating in a spectacular midnight fireworks display reflected in Lake Bled’s tranquil waters.

    Breakfast Dinner Drink Afternoon Tea Longer walks and steps may be involved on this day

    6 New Year’s Day - Bled and Island

    New Year’s Day - Bled and Island

    Morning: a relaxed late morning start with a horse and carriage ride around the lake, followed by a traditional wooden ‘Pletna’ boat ride across to the island church for included coffee and cake. Afterwards you can ring the famous bell to make your New Year’s wishes come true!

    Afternoon: free to make full use of the hotel’s facilities.

    Evening: Slovene wine tasting in a village wine cellar, followed by a farewell dinner and folklore show in a local restaurant.

    Breakfast

    7 Fly home

    Fly home

    One final visit to the breakfast buffet and a last look at beautiful Bled before the drive to the airport and flight back to the UK.