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From Ljubljana: Slovenian Coast Day Trip

Product ID: 199909
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Visit all the main attractions of the small but charming Slovenian coast. Enjoy the views from Socerb Castle, the medieval frescoes of the Dance Macabre, the ancient salt pans, mysterious Piran, and historical Koper.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup is available from the following hotels and locations: Grand Hotel Union Business, Hotel Lev, InterContinental Ljubljana, City Hotel Ljubljana, B&B Hotel Ljubljana Park, M Hotel, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Ljubljana, Austria Trend Hotel Ljubljana, Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana Mons, Hotel Cubo, Hotel Nox, Central Hotel, STIC (Slovenian Tourist Information Center), Levstik Square (Levstikov Trg), French Revolution Square (Trg Francoske Revolucije).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the most picturesque town on the Slovenian coast
  • Explore the historical town of Koper
  • Admire magnificent views of Koper and the Bay of Trieste from Socerb Castle
  • Discover the ancient traditions of salt production in Sečovlje Salina Nature Park
  • Visit the famous Hrastovlje Church adorned by amazing 15th century frescoes
Full description
Meet your guide at your centrally located Ljubljana hotel in the morning, and then travel by air-conditioned minivan to Socerb Castle. Perched atop a steep cliff, the castle is among the most important examples of fortified architecture in the region. Admire the fortress’ ruined exterior with your guide, then head to a nearby vantage point for breathtaking views of the Bay of Trieste, the city of Koper, and the Italian border.
 
Travel to the Church of the Holy Trinity in Hrastovlje. Enter the church and learn how it was constructed between the 12th and 14th centuries. Admire the southern Romanesque–style architecture and see its famous fresco of the Dance of Death, or the Dance Macabre. Continue to Sečovlje Salina Nature Park, the northernmost salt flats in the Mediterranean. Walk along the impressive salt pans, and hear how salt is still produced here using ancient methods.
 
Next you’ll visit the pretty town of Piran. Explore the warren of medieval streets on a short walking tour, then enjoy free time for lunch (at your own expense). Continue to Koper, the largest city and port in Slovenia. During a brief walking tour of the town center, discover why Koper is considered to be one of the most historically important places on the Slovenian coast. Enjoy free time to explore independently before the return journey to Ljubljana, where your day trip ends at your hotel.
Includes
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Pickup and drop-off from selected hotels in Ljubljana
  • Admission to Hrastovlje church
  • Entrance fee to Sečovlje Salina Nature Park
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Unfortunately this tour is not wheelchair accessible
• Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or a full refund
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Product ID: 199909