6-Day Christmas Faritayle in Ljubljana and Bled

6-Day Christmas Faritayle in Ljubljana and Bled

The most wonderful holidays in Ljubljana and Bled. A walk around the old town centre, a lively Christmas fair and warm mulled wine. Joy at every step and last but not least, a visit to romantic Bled. Treat yourself to holidays in magical Slovenia. Book this exclusive 5-nights/6-days tour with many experiences and enjoy an array of privileges. In association with SelectSlovenia partners the trip includes a diverse program of activities, to make your stay truly memorable. Prepare to discover Slovenia's stunning landscapes, taste gourmet delights and experience the country's top sights.

Themes: Romantic Family Gastronomy Shopping History City Weekend Special Occasions Relax Slovenian Icons Incredible Views Slovenian Classics Beer & Pubs 3 - 5 days

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About the city

At first glance, Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, seems almost too good to be true. Tucked up against the town’s e-topped hill, the baroque and folk-painted buildings of the old town are like something out of a fairytale. In fact, Ljubljana is very much a part of the real world; industry and the arts flourish here, and commerce is booming lively, lovely, and oh-so-easy for the foreign visitor, modern, sophisticated Ljubljana may well be one of the most pleasant city in Europe. Ljubljana has plenty of places to visit whether they be the city's castle which offers great views over the area from its hill top position, the fine museums and art galleries or taking in the local culture with good local food and drinks, especially beer. The hill with Ljubljana castle is situated in the city centre and narrow river Ljubljanica is slowly circulating around it. The old city centre is situated below this hill on the banks of Ljubljanica River. The focus of the city is Preseren square with its 3 bridges, Tromostovje. From there walk down Stritarjeva street to reach old Ljubljana and Ljubljana castle. Stroll down Copova street to reach Tivoli Park, a gorgeous park, famous for its boulevards, its flower garden and lake. Inside the park we have the International Centre of Graphic Arts. But to really enjoy Ljubljana walk along the Ljubljanica river banks in the evening, listen to the street music, sit in one of the numerous restaurants and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere.

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  • At 0.4 km from the center
  • Vosnjakova ulica, 1, Ljubljana SI-1000
This 4 star hotel is located in the city centre of Ljubljana and was established in 1964. It is close to the 5 minutes walking distance. The Hotel has a restaurant, a bar, a conference room, a coffee shop and a fitness centre/gym. All 195 rooms are e...


  • 3 Accommodation nights

2 Experiences

Private tour: Ljubljana Christmas fairytale with locals

day 0 - 17:00 departure from Slon hotel lobby - Default

Ecstatic about Christmas markets, architecture that blends in and stands out, and the sweet winter scents that bring back childhood memories? If so, Ljubljana combines all these into a remarkable Christmas experience. Dolled up with twinkling lights and charming wooden chalets filled with souvenirs, ornaments, hot mulled wine and sweets, Ljubljana transforms into one of the most enchanting and festive cities for the entire month of December.



• Feel the Christmas spirit in lively Ljubljana 

• Get acquainted with traditional holidays and customs 

• Attend a free open-air festival or any other event 

• Taste delicious sweets and mulled wine 

• Buy hand-made souvenirs

What you can expect: 

Admire this colourful treasure trove of architecture that Ljubljana offers, and stroll along the cobbled alleys of the Old Town, oozing in Christmas spirit and good vibes. Add in a pinch of crispness in the air and a myriad of free, open-air concerts and other events in Ljubljana’s main public squares, and you’ve got yourself a fairytale! The charm is in full swing on December 1st already, when all the lights are switched on simultaneously, and the Festive Fair made up of Christmas stalls decked with goodies and other surprises are fully operating. If that is not enough to warm you up, you can go for a spin on a 2000 square meters of ice skating surface in Zvezda Park anytime throughout December and the first week of January. Embrace Slovenian tradition and attend Saint Nicolas Fair (Dec. 3rd – Dec. 6th) and witness Saint Nicolas Procession (Dec. 5th) where he and his assembly of devils and angels will be gifting children with fruit, biscuits and sweets. Fun and traditional for young and for the young at heart. 


• private guided tour with English speaking guide with national license


• Gratuities (optional)


Taste Ljubljana Culinary Tour

day 1 - Taste Ljubljana Culinary Tour
Meet your guide in central Ljubljana at midday — just as you start to feel hungry.  Set off into the city to begin your culinary walking tour. Ljubljana is a city where the old and the new collide, and the cuisine is a reflection of that. Many popular dishes can be traced far back into the city’s history, while others are the result of modern-day culinary creativity.
During your tour, visit five restaurants and taste a different dish at each stop — all accompanied by a beverage. Along the way, gain insight into the diverse ingredients at play and learn of their origins in Slovenian cuisine.
Explore the Central Market, where busy buyers and sellers trade in fresh produce, then head on to Krakovo — an area of gardens and parkland traditionally occupied by the local vegetable-growers.
See historic sites around the city center where food trading took place during centuries passed, and take a trip to the top of Nebotičnik — once the tallest building in Central Europe — for fine views over Ljubljana.
After three hours of exploring Ljubljana and tasting the delicacies on offer, your tour will come to an end near the city center.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Infant meals not included
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Tour returns to central Ljubljana.



Ljubljana / 10:00
VIP Transfers VIP Transfers VIP Transfers
0h 45m Nonstop
10:45 Bled City Center
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About the city

The most recognizable symbol of the lake is the Church of the Assumption with its long and diverse history, however the lush greenery also hides other interesting island buildings, like the bell-tower, church, chaplain's house, provost's house, small hermitage and some mysterious legends. The most renowned symbol of the island is the Church of the Assumption which demands a climb up the 99 stone-step staircase. In case you visit the island in just the right time, make time to witness a wedding in the romantic environment. As far as the wishing bell is concerned. Don't just watch it. Ring it.

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Rikli Balance Hotel

  • At 0.2 km from the center
  • Cankarjeva cesta 4, 4, Bled 4260
This 4 star hotel is located in the city centre of Bled and was established in 1969. It is close to the Lake Bled and the nearest station is Bled Jezero railway station. The Hotel has a restaurant, a bar, a conference room, a coffee shop, an indoor s...


  • 2 Accommodation nights

2 Experiences

2-Hour Interactive Wine Tasting Experience in Bled

day 3 - 2-Hour Interactive Wine Tasting Experience in Bled
Meeting point at the counter of the restaurant or ask the waiters and then be ready to taste 7 Slovenian wines from different wine regions, that come with delicious appetizers. The whole tasting is conducted by a wine expert in a 100-year old cellar. It is a good way to learn a lot of interesting things about wine, how wine is made, about Slovenian wines and wine history. 
It is perfect for both novice and expert wine tasters. It is interactive because it includes games and challenges, which makes it much more fun than other tastings and has the advantage to look at wine in a different way.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
A maximum of 20 people per booking
Minimum age is 18 years
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Bled Castle Admission Ticket

day 4 - Bled Castle Admission Ticket
Visit: Bled Castle (Blejski Grad), Bled, Upper Carniola Region

Enter the castle and enjoy the bird's-eye views on the shimmering lake and the Julian Alps from the perched courtyard. Fresh air and the warm sun combined with Bled's history, exhibited in the castle museum, will make you wonder about the medieval life at majestic Bled Castle. When strolling through the mysterious Castle premises, do not forget to visit the wine cellar, Gutenberg's press chamber, the castle's chapel and the museum.

Built as a stronghold for the aristocratic bishops of the Brixen dynasty to defend their territories from attack, its fortified Romanesque walls and ramparts today hide a largely 16th‐century Renaissance castle built after a devastating earthquake in 1511 destroyed the previous building. It is centered around a pair of courtyards, constructed in an enticing jumble of red‐roofed wine cellars, forges, servants’ quarters, mansion, a stately knight’s hall and a chapel swathed in frescoes.

Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
PLEASE NOTE: Paper Voucher Only Our local operator requires you to present a printed copy of this voucher on the day of your activity. You may be refused entry if you do not present a printed copy of your voucher.
Children must be accompanied by an adult
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


6-Day Christmas Faritayle in Ljubljana and Bled
6-Day Christmas Faritayle in Ljubljana and Bled