Wine tasting and highlights of Croatia and Slovenia 7 days tour
Try the best red and white wines in Croatia and see the most famous tourist attractions in beautiful neighboring countries – Croatia and Slovenia!
- Presenting famous Croatian wine all over Croatia!
- Explore highlights of two beautiful European countries - Slovenia and Croatia!
- Visit 5 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 7 days!
- Visit best five wineries along the route and taste many authentic Croatian wines.
- The tour includes sightseeing of Plitvice lakes National park, a unique natural phenomena!
- Take part in truffle hunting experience in the town of Motovun, the town famous for quality truffles.
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Arrival to the Ljubljana airport.
Meet the driver upon arrival. Transfer to Bled from the airport (35km / 30min).
Upon arrival to Bled Lake, sightseeing of the tiny island in the middle of the lake and the Church of the Assumption on the island, and a visit to the Bled castle.
Enjoy tasty lunch in Bled.
After the lunch, one hour drive to Ljubljana (55km/60min).
Sightseeing of city of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. The walking tour reveals a lot of beautiful sights full of history and culture.
After the sightseeing, dinner at the hotel.
Overnight in Ljubljana.
After breakfast, one hour drive to Postojna Cave (53km/60min).
Sightseeing of Postojna Cave.
After the sightseeing, free time to buy souvenirs.
※ Please note the temperature inside the cave is constant throughout the year (10 °C), so warm clothing and sports footwear are recommended.
Lunch in the nearby restaurant.
After the lunch, drive to Kozlovic Winery in Croatian village Buje (80km/90min).
The village is small, but is famous for high quality Istrian wines.
※ Please note the route includes border crossing, so please prepare the passport.
Upon arrival to Kozlovic Winery, tasting of 4 different wines with few types of cheese, almonds and dry fruits.
After the tasting, drive to Opatija (77km/90min).
Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and a free time for a pleasant walk along the famous Opatija promenade.
Overnight in Opatija.
After the breakfast, a drive to town of Motovun (62km/90min).
Upon arrival to Motovun, enjoy a guided tour of the picturesque town of Motovun. The view from the top is amazing!
After the sightseeing, a free time. Throughout the town, a few specialised truffle shops are located, so we're sure You will find a nice souvenir. Truffle paste in a jar is recommended for export, since the expiry date is very generous.
After the sightseeing, a short transfer to village of Livade.
Upon arrival, a short introduction with the truffle hunter, and the hunting can begin!
After approximately 1 hour of hunting, tasting of meals prepared on various styles using truffles as key ingredient.
Transfer to the town of Rovinj. (55km / 90 min)
Sightseeing of Rovinj with a licensed guide and a free time.
Rovinj is very romantic town and is the most popular among honeymooners.
Transfer back to Opatija. (85 km / 90 min)
Free time in Opatija.
Overnight in Opatija.
After the breakfast, transfer to Plitvice lakes National park (UNESCO heritage site) (170km / 3h).
Accompanied by a licensed guide, explore this magnificent National Park and enjoy the fresh air in unspoiled nature surrounded by numerous lakes in beautiful emerald green color.
Visit Lower and Upper lakes (free time for a light meal included).
After sightseeing, transfer to city of Šibenik (180km / 2,5h).
Upon arrival, check in at the hotel and free time.
Overnight in Šibenik.
After breakfast, sightseeing of Šibenik with a licensed guide. The sightseeing includes visit to Cathedral of St. Jacob, a UNESCO world heritage site, and a visit to St Michael's fortress.
Transfer to Bibich Winery in Šibenik region (26km/30min).
Tasting of few different Croatian wines along with few types of local cheese and dried meat.
After the tasting, transfer to Split, the city with it's center listed as UNESCO heritage site (87km/90min).
Upon arrival to Split, guided sightseeing of numerous remnants from the great Roman empire in Diocletian's Palace and admission to the Basement.
Check in at the hotel and a free time in Split.
Overnight in Split.
Transfer to Rizman winery in Klek after the breakfast (155km/2h).
Upon arrival to the winery, free time to admire view over Klek area and Peljesac peninsula.
Tasting of 3 different Croatian wines with brunch.
From the winery, transfer to Dubrovnik (80km/90min).
※ The route includes crossing of 2 borders (Bosnia and Herzegovina) so please bring passports in hand luggage.
※ The transfer time depends on waiting time on borders (passport checks).
As soon as the vehicle approaches the Old Town, you can be sure you are in the Pearl of the Adriatic!
Check in at the hotel upon arrival to Dubrovnik.
Driver will take you to the entrance of the Old Town (approximately 10 minutes drive).
Guided sightseeing of the beautiful Old Town (UNESCO World Heritage Site) surrounded by magnificent stone walls!
Free time in the Old Town of Dubrovnik for relaxing, coffee, shopping, etc.
We encourage you to try different activities like going to Srd hill by cable car, short cruise around the Walls, Sunset cruise, etc.
Optional transfer to the hotel. Depending on your wish, we can arrange transfer or you can stay in the town longer.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Transfer to a winery on Peljesac peninsula (82km/90min).
Upon arrival to Edivo Winery in Drace, tasting of 3 different wines with smoked ham, cheese, olives and bread.
※ You don't have to buy wines immediately in the first winery, because on the way back from the second winery, you will pass by the first one again, so you can compare what wines are the best, and make a purchase accordingly.
Transfer to the other winery in Orebic, Korta Katarina Winery (28km/30min).
Upon arrival, tasting of 4 different premium wines with an assortment of dried meat, cheese and snacks.
After the tasting, sightseeing of the winery.
After the tastings, transfer directly to Dubrovnik airport. (130km/2,5h).
※ Short stop in the first winery if requested by guests.
Arrival to the airport.
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Calendar & Prices:
Tour rate per person in EUR (tax incl.) in shared twin room
Twin solo use supplement
- Accommodation in 4 star hotels.
- Breakfast in all hotels.
- Lunch in Bled and Postojna.
- Dinner in Ljubljana.
- Wine tasting with snacks and/or dried meat and cheese in Buje, Motovun, Sibenik, Klek, Drace and Orebic.
- Truffle hunting demonstration with a professional hunter and tasting of various dishes.
- Sightseeing of Bled lake, Ljubljana, Postojna Cave, Motovun, Plitvice lakes, Sibenik, Split and Dubrovnik with licensed guides.
- Admission fee to the Pletna boat in Bled, Church of the Assumption in Bled, Bled castle, Postojna cave, truffle hunting in Motovun, Plitvice lakes, Cathedral of St. Jacob in Sibenik, Cellar room of Diocletian's Palace in Split and Rector's Palace in Dubrovnik.
- All vehicle and driver expenses as stated in the itinerary from Ljubljana airport to Dubrovnik airport.
- Through guide.
- Drinks, except wines on tastings.
- Minimum number of applicant:
- Minimum number of participants:
- Tour start point:
- Application deadline:
- 30 days before arrival
- Payment Methods:
- Bank transfer, credit card
- Payment Conditions:
- 50% of total amount to be paid 45 days before arrival, rest of 50% to be paid 30days before departure – full payment.
Flights can be arranged by our partner, so please don't hesitate to contact us for a quote.
Supplement for desired language speaking through guide is 2200 EUR (based on availability).
Hotels in Croatia provide only essentials like shampoo and shower gel (no toothpaste, toothbrush, shaving foam, shaver, razor etc.).
Leaving tip to housekeeping under pillow is a part of good manner (average of 1 € per night).
Epic Tours reserves rights to change the itinerary at any time due to unexpected situations.
Plitvice lakes National park can be partially or fully closed due to harsh winter conditions.
Some attractions may be closed on Sundays and public holidays based on the time of the year (the tour price will be adjusted accordingly).