Day 1: Arrival day AP Pleso - Zagreb, Croatia or AP Brnik - Ljubljana. Airport pick-up. Drive to the hotel in Northern Croatia.
Day 2: Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast departure for Zagreb – one of the oldest central European cities and a capital of Croatia.
Day 3: Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Plitvice Lakes Croatian first, the largest and most famous natural park where the true beauty of the untouched nature - waterfalls, gallery of lakes (azure to green, gray or blue), forest and diversity of animal life will leave you breathless.
Day 4: Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Varazdin. The town of Varazdin, so called the "Town of bell towers and angels", once the administrative centre of Croatia, today the most important cultural and art centre of northern Croatia due to the large number of cultural and historical monuments. You will discover the medieval-renaissance-baroque historic nucleus and the Old Town of Varazdin. The green architecture of the city can be seen in green parks and gardens and specially in alleys of the city cemetery - one of the prettiest park cemeteries in Europe, a protected nature park and a monument of culture. Varazdin makes part of the historical chain of central European towns but as one rare urban pearl, the town of harmony and intimacy.
Day 5: Breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Trakoscan. Visit of the Trakoscan Castle and admiring park surrounding the Castle.
Day 6: Departure for Lake Bled (Slovenia). Visit of Lake Bled. Lunch in Bled. Return to Lake Bohinj. Overnight in Bohinj. (change of destination) Heading towards the north-western part of Slovenia – Julian Alps where rich and varied flora and fauna, plentiful water sources and a favorable climate created conditions for excellent relaxation. This is the place where time stops for the moment and gives everyone an opportunity to feed the body and soul and abandon oneself to nature.
Visit of the natural marvels - glacial Lake Bled its island and the iconic Bled Castle perched on a rock overlooking the lake and admire the outstanding natural bounteousness. The museum in the baroque rooms of the castle will provide you the eventful history of Bled from the time when the first settlements in the area appeared to the present day. The furnishing of the museum interprets settlement culture over different eras. Relax in the cafes and enjoy the vanilla-and-cream pastry called kremna rezina or kremsnita.
Day 7: Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for Ljubljana. Ljubljana, a capital of Slovenia, a city made to the measure of man which has preserved evidence of a five thousand year history including the remains of the Roman city of Emona and the old city centre with its medieval castle, Baroque façades, decorative portals and uneven roofs.
Day 8: Departure for AP. End of tour.
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