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Croatia & Slovenia Family Walking & Hiking Tour – Older Teens & 20s

Alpine Wonders & Adriatic Bliss

From $3,998 - $4,198 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights

(+$530 for sgl. occ.)

There's a central theme in Central Europe: nature reigns supreme. Golden summits of sunlit Julian Alps. Pristine glacial lakes and jewel-toned Vintgar gorge. Coastal trails along Croatia's heart-shaped Istrian Peninsula. Fields that give rise to incredible wines and decadent flavors. Discover the majesty of Slovenia and Croatia with your family.  

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Slovenia & Croatia

Start Ljubljana, Slovenia / End Trieste, Italy

Slovenia and Croatia Hiking Tour Map

Highlights

  • Journey from Ljubljana, Slovenia's capital and one of Europe's greenest and greatest historic cities
  • Hike world-class trails in Triglav National Park, where mountains cradle shimmering lakes and fields of wildflowers
  • Admire the jewel-toned waters of glacial Lake Bled and enjoy its renowned lakeside resort town
  • Watch the sunset light up the breathtaking Istrian Peninsula, where gorgeous coastline enwraps peaceful farms and villages
Slovenia & Croatia

Start Ljubljana, Slovenia / End Trieste, Italy

Slovenia and Croatia Hiking Tour Map

Itinerary

Days 1-2 Get ready to hike in the mountainous landscape of Triglav National Park | Admire colorful wildflowers, crystal lakes and alpine valleys | Gaze up at the peaks of the Julian Alps and majestic Mount Triglav | Discover Bled, a fairy-tale resort town built next to a glacial lake | Hike through forests en route to the turquoise waters of Vintgar Gorge | Ride a traditional wooden boat across Lake Bled.

Days 3-4 Hike wooded trails to Straža and Talež hills for inspiring views over Bled's peaks and lake | Adventure to Slovenska Istra, a stunning sliver of land near the Italian border | Visit seaside Piran, a World Heritage town renowned for its Venetian Gothic architecture and seawater spas | Cross the border from Slovenia to Croatia | Stroll Rovinj's waterfront and charming historic center.

Days 5-6 Marvel at the fascinating history and beauty of the islands of Brijuni National Park | Walk a coastal route along the Istrian Peninsula, passing hilltop villages and breathtaking coastline | Sample fresh-pressed olive oils and fragrant truffles at a local farm | Take to the trails once more for a hike through lush vineyards and green fields | End your family's journey in Trieste, Italy's fascinating literary city.

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.

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Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.

2018 Private Trip Pricing
  • 10 or more guests: from $3,998 pp dbl occ
  • 8 - 9 guests: from $4,498 pp dbl occ
  • 6 - 7 guests: from $5,998 pp dbl occ
  • 4 - 5 guests: from $6,598 pp dbl occ
  • 2 - 3 guests: from $7,698 pp dbl occ

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Prices

From $3,998 - $4,198 pp dbl. occ.
6 days / 5 nights

(+$530 for sgl. occ.)

Traveling with Kids

Premiere Hotels

Grand Hotel Toplice
Grand Hotel Toplice

Bled, Slovenia (2 nights)

Kempinski Palace Portoroz
Kempinski Palace

Istria (1 night)

Wine Hotel & Restaurant Meneghetti
Wine Hotel & Restaurant Meneghetti

Bale (2 nights)

Activity Level

This trip is rated Levels 2-4

What's Included

Services and equipment are included.

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Premiere Hotels

Accommodations may vary based on departure date. Any difference from what is listed below can be found by clicking on your desired date on the View Scheduled Dates or Private Dates tabs.

Grand Hotel Toplice

Grand Hotel Toplice

Bled, Slovenia (2 nights)

Covered in ivy and situated on beautiful Lake Bled, this elegant property has a luxurious interior, a fascinating history and a private beach. (pool spa)

Kempinski Palace Portoroz

Kempinski Palace

Istria (1 night)

Overlooking the Adriatic Sea, this luxurious hotel offers stellar service and blends contemporary design with classic elegance. (pool, spa)

Wine Hotel & Restaurant Meneghetti

Wine Hotel & Restaurant Meneghetti

Bale (2 nights)

This tranquil country retreat is surrounded by lush olive groves and Mediterranean flora and features spacious rooms with rustic yet luxurious styling. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool)

This Trip Is Rated Levels 2-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do.

Daily Route Options (drag to see full )

Daily Route Options
Day EASYGOING ACTIVE AVID
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain
1 5* 800 8 1200
2 3 700 6 1400 8 2100
Boat Ride and Tour of Bled Island (1.5 Hours)
3 3* 200 4 200 5 1500
4 6* 300 9 900
5 8 500
6 2 300
 

Note:

* Includes shuttle.

Learn more about how we determine our activity level and fully support a range of abilities and interests.

Please note that our distance and elevation figures come from Ride with GPS. Other sources (such as Map My Ride and Garmin devices) may give differing elevation figures due to different GPS and mapping technologies. Readings from a Garmin or a smart phone are influenced by other factors such as air pressure.

Meals

All breakfasts, 5 dinners, 4 lunches

Also Included

  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

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We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

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