STARTING POINT TRIEST

STARTING POINT TRIEST
 
 
STARTING POINT TRIEST

DAY 1: TRIEST – LJUBLJANA
Trieste as starting point of your tour – town and harbour with the long commercial tradition has always been an important transitory meeting place. The melting pot of different cultures, nations and religions. You are going to see the old St. Giusto church next to the medieval castle with a beautiful panoramic view, as well as the romantic Miramar castle situated on steep rocks next to the sea.
Arrival in the capital city of Slovenia after Trieste. You will visit the old city on the hill where you can enjoy panoramic view on the whole city. There is a ropeway connecting the hill with the new city centre. In Ljubljana you will see a lot of monuments such as Prešern's sculpture, franciscan church, Robb's fountain etc. 

DAY 2: BLED – BOHINJ
Drive to the beautiful Julian Alpes, pay a visit to Bled and use the free time for a boat ride over the lake or the nearby castle. A visit to Vintgar and a walk through the amazing nature in passage by the river Soča is also possible. Continue the excursion to Bohinj lake from where you can take the cable car to Vogel and have a beautiful view bellow. Return to Ljubljana. 

DAY 3: LJUBLJANA – ZAGREB

Departure in the morning towards Croatia's capital city – Zagreb. You will see Ban Jelačić Square, the green Zagreb's horseshoe (Lenuzzijeva potkova) created in the second half od 19th century. It is also the biggest urbanistic project that has determined further development of Zagreb. It is consisted of all the bigger and main squares and a botanical garden. The visit to ZOO is optional.


DAY 4: ZAGREB – PLITVICE – OPATIJA

From Zagreb you will arrive on Plitvice lakes, one of the most famous national parks in Croatia. There you will find 16 turquise lakes with crystal clear water, and over a hundred waterfalls. This national park is a part of UNESCO intangible cultural heritage list. After visit to Plitvice, you will go to Opatija – the pearl of Adriatic coast.


DAY 5: OPATIJA – ISTRA TOUR
The day will start with sightseeing of Opatija. After Opatija you will go to Istria. First city which we will visit in Istria is Pula. Pula is one of the oldest Istrian towns whose history goes back for 2000 years. Take a walk through the town, see the Arena, Triumphal arch of the Sergi family, temple of Augustus and many more.
After Pula comes Rovinj. According to many one of the most beautiful Istrian towns. Build on an island with lots of colorful houses with Venetian architecture, squeezed one to another and to the very edge by the sea and with the wonderful church of St. Euphemia on the very top of the island in which you can still see the sarcophagus from the early 4th century.
Poreč is the last town you will visit on your Istria tour. Poreč is an antic town with Cardo and Decumanus street and the Euphrasian Basilica from the 6th century that represents the real example of Byzantine art with its well-known mozaics. There is also the old roman house and many more of the cultural monuments that still live in the legends and history of the region. On the other hand Poreč is a modern touristic town, center of tourism that attracts many tourists with different events.

DAY 6: OPATIJA – TRIEST
From Opatija you will go to Trieste, which will mark the end of your tailor made tour. 

 

 

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