Best of Slovenia

  • Encounter the small but dynamically diverse country of Slovenia

    Jul 11-24, 2020

    14 days

    Slovenia might be one of the smallest countries in Europe with only 2 million inhabitants, but its geographical position on the borders of the Germanic, Ugro-Finnish, Romanic and Slavic cultures and its regional diversity – makes in one of the most unique countries in the world.

    Join Dignity Travel on this easy and wheelchair accessible tour as we discover the charming appeal of Lake Bled, the historic capital of Ljubljana and beautiful Adriatic coast. From local handicrafts, stunning vistas, to local seaside cuisine – we will encounter the best of Slovenia.

    Tour package
    $11,324.85* per person (double occupancy)
    $16,748.83* per person (single occupancy)

    Reservation deadline for the tour is Apr. 10, 2020

    All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on estimated group size. A deposit of $5,000 per person is required to confirm your reservation. If traveling as a single occupant a $7,000 deposit is required. All major credit cards accepted for deposit. Deposit is fully refundable until final payment deadline minus any applicable processing fees. Final payment is due by May 22, 2020.

    Dignity Travel will assist you with your international flight arrangements and trip insurance.

    Dignity Travel advantages for this tour

    • Wheelchair accessible tour and accommodations
    • Easy tour designed specifically for people who are slow walkers, cannot walk a long distance or use a wheelchair
    • Small group experience with fulltime group hosts to assist throughout tour
    • Deluxe accessible 4-star and 3-star hotel accommodations with daily breakfast
    • Only three hotel changes during the entire tour
    • Most lunches and four dinners included in tour price
    • Discover beautiful Lake Bled
    • Encounter the unique culture and cuisine Slovenia has to offer
    • Explore the charming capital of Ljubljana
    • Enjoy time on the Adriatic coast
    • Experience a private boat ride along the Slovenian Coast
    • Tips for local guides and drivers included
    • Entrance fees to listed attractions included as per itinerary
    • Local English-speaking guides at all destinations
    • Personal care attendants and/or nurse (based on group size or arranged on an individual basis)
    • Roommates for single travelers may be arranged
    • Security and social opportunities of group travel experience
    • Group size limited to ten people for intimate travel experience
    • Accessible ground transportation throughout tour

     

    Itinerary at a glance

    Jul. 11 – Depart North America
    Jul. 12 – Arrive Ljubljana and transfer to hotel
    Jul. 13 – Visit the biggest mine in Slovenia
    Jul. 14 – Explore the Slovenian Styria region
    Jul. 15 – Tour the Logar Valley
    Jul. 16 – City tour of Ljubljana and castle
    Jul. 17 – Explore Ljubljana
    Jul. 18 – Encounter local handicrafts
    Jul. 19 – Discover Lake Bled and Triglav Mountain
    Jul. 20 – Enjoy the Adriatic coast
    Jul. 21 – Explore the coast via the sea
    Jul. 22 – Day tour to Trieste Italy
    Jul. 23 – Free day at the seaside resort
    Jul. 24 – Transfer from the hotel to airport

    *Rates include all of the listed group benefits. Rates are subject to availability and are the same for accessible or non-accessible rooms. The number of accessible rooms are limited and available on a first come basis. Book early to guarantee your room choice. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on group size estimate. The rate does not include international airfare or travel protection.


  • Ljubljana/Lasko Jul. 12

    After an overnight flight, arrive at the Ljunljana airport, where a Dignity Travel group host will greet you (if you have not been greeted yet at one of our connecting airports). We will transfer from the airport to the hotel in Lakso using an accessible mini bus. Once we check into our 4-star accessible hotel and spa – you will have the opportunity to unwind and relax before enjoying a welcome dinner at the hotel.

    Dinner

  • Lasko/Velenje/Zlati Grie/Lasko Jul. 13

    From Lasko we will head to Velenje to visit the biggest mine in Slovenia, operating since 1875. The mine is fully accessible, and we will descend for more than 300 feet below the ground. Our second stop is the town Slovenske Konjice. After the tour of the vineyards, we will have the wine tastings in the fully accessible Wine Cellar Zlati gric wine cellar, which offers some of the best wines from Slovenian Drava wine region.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Lasko/Ptuj/Zalec/Lasko Jul. 14

    Today we will visit the city of Ptuj, which was founded by the Roman Empire 1,950 years ago and is considered as the oldest town in today’s Slovenia. After lunch in Ptuj, continue our tour to Zalec. This area is known as the “land of hops” and is famous for its beer making.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Lasko/Logarska Valley/Lasko Jul. 15

    After the breakfast, we will discover the Logar Valley, the most beautiful glacier valley in Slovenia. We will also enjoy the traditional folk singing performance at lunch in one of the local restaurants. On the way back to Lasko we will stop in Mozirje grove – the biggest flower park in Slovenia. The park was founded more than 40 years ago and currently has more than half a million flowers.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Lasko - Ljubljana Jul. 16

    Today we move on to the charming capitol city of Ljubljana. We will discover the city including a funicular ride to Ljubljana castle. During the tour of the city, we will visit the main tourist attractions like the Preseren and Town squares, Triple, Butcher’s and the Dragon Bridge.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Ljubljana Jul. 17

    Today is yours to explore Ljubljana on your own or just relax at a sidewalk café.

    Breakfast

  • Ljubljana/Ribnica/Ljubljana Jul. 18

    Today we will visit the Handicrafts museum and workshop in Ribnica, the town famous for “suha roba” (woodenware) traditional products. In the same year when Columbus discovered America (1492), the merchants in Ribnica were allowed by the Habsburg emperor Frederik III to sell and export their wooden products across the border. Guests will make a wooden basket and a clay pot on their own.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Ljubjana/Bohinj/Bled/Ljublana Jul. 19

    It is a day in the Alps. We will take a scenic drive to Bohinj Lake, the largest natural lake in Slovenia. We will take a cable car up to Vogel with great views of Slovenian highest mountain Triglav. After enjoying the stunning views, we will enjoy a traditional Alpine lunch on Vogel Mountain. Next stop will be the most known Slovenian tourist destination – Lake Bled.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Ljubljana/Lipica/Umag Jul. 20

    Today we depart towards the region of Karst, a Provence-like landscape in Slovenia famous for “teran” wine and dried prosciutto ham producing. On the way, we will stop at Predjama castle, a fortress built inside the cave, from where the Slovenian Robin Hood was defending against the Habsburg Troops for several months! We will also the visit of Lipica stables, where the white Lipizzaner horses have been bred for 440 years. We then head across the border to Croatian part of Istria to the town of Umag – the site of our seaside resort.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Umag Jul. 21

    The Aegean Sea is our focus today as we start in Izola, a fisherman’s town in Slovenia. We will enjoy a cruise along the coast which takes us along uninhabited parts of Slovenia, the Secovlje salt pans to Piran, the best-preserved medieval town on Slovenian Seaside. Piran is also nicknamed the Slovenian Venice, as the Republic of Venice ruled it for more than 500 years.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Umag/Trieste Jul. 22

    We will enjoy a daytrip to Trieste, Italy. Trieste was the biggest Habsburg port and after Vienna and Prague probably the most important city in the empire for several centuries. It was the center of multiculturalism in the empire where merchants, sailors, industrialists of German, Italian, Jewish, Greek and South-Slavic origin we’re living and working.

    Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Umag Jul. 23

    Free day to enjoy the seaside resort.

    Breakfast & Dinner

  • Umag/Ljubljana Jul. 24

    After breakfast, travel to the airport for your flight to the North America.

    Breakfast