From (AUD)$7,295
Days15
Home to beautiful landscapes, delicious cuisine, proud heritage and so much more, the charming countries of Italy and Slovenia await. Get a taste of the ‘good life’ and explore Italy’s Alps, lakes and local food scene, before visiting enchanting Slovenia and its famous Lake Bled.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $155pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Cable Car, Cave train, Chair lift, Coach, Speed Boat & Vaporetto
No Hidden Extras

Spend time in Novo Mesto, a Slovenian town located on a horse-shoe bend of the Krka River.

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Experience romantic Venice, with its unique atmosphere, impressive grand canal and many historic bridges.

Admire the lush, natural beauty of Lake Bled which is set amongst stunning mountain peaks, brimming with forests and greenery, waterfalls and streams.

Explore the breathtaking Dolomite mountains and be surrounded by captivating scenery.

Special Experiences

Enjoy a visit to the Gelato Museum dedicated to the history of artisan gelato, with tastings of course!
We’ll make our way up the mountains to the open-air Museum of the 5 Torri, which bears the scars of WWI battles fought between the Italians and Austro-Hungarians.
Take part in a gingerbread heart making workshop, learning about the tradition of gingerbread as you make your own.
Visit a local cheese producer, learning about the life of herdsmen in an authentic environment and tasting the delicious cheeses.
Take to the waters of the Krka River and enjoy a cruise on Rudolf’s Raft passing under the river’s four bridges while indulging in traditional delights and entertainment.

Itinerary Italy & Slovenia

Itinerary

Day

Inclusions Italy & Slovenia

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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  • Milan sightseeing, including entry to the Duomo
  • Take a guided tour of idyllic Lake Maggiore
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Como
  • Cruise on Lake Como
  • Taste some of the local delicacies in Parma and Modena
  • Visit the Ferrari Museum in Modena
  • Take a walking food tour of the city of Bologna
  • Visit the Gelato Museum
  • Stop in the medieval city of Ferrara
  • Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Venice
  • Take in the beautiful views of the Dolomites
  • Explore the 5 Torri Open-Air War Museum
  • Discover stunning Lake Misurina
  • Enjoy a gingerbread heart making workshop followed by local dinner
  • Be mesmerised by the mountain resort of Bled
  • Indulge in a tasting of locally produced cheeses
  • Admire breathtaking views over Lake Bohinj
  • Marvel at the two million year old stalagmite and stalactite formations at the Postojna Caves
  • Photo stop at Prejama Castle
  • Ljubljana walking tour
  • Rudolf Raft Cruise on River Krka

Travel

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  • All touring conducted in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Cruise on Lake Como
  • Cruise the River Krka on board Rudolf's Raft
  • Tipping Made Easy, $155pp pre-paid

Accommodation

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  • 14 nights in 3-4 star hotels

Properties Include:

  • Bianca Maria Palace Hotel Milano, Milan
  • Hotel Milan Speranza Au Lac, Lake Maggiore
  • Hotel Touring Bologna, Bologna
  • BW Premier Collection CHC Continental, Venice
  • Hotel Columbia, Dolomites
  • Hotel Astoria, Lake Bled
  • Best Western Premier Hotel Slon, Ljublijana

Hotels listed are an indication, and are subject to change without notice

For single travellers - A note on our single supplement:
The single supplement you pay on our tours will provide you with sole use of a double room. We book the use of a double room on our European small group tours as typically the single rooms in this region are a lot smaller and in less favourable positions within the hotel themselves.

Meals

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  • 14 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Meal highlights:
    • Parma, enjoy a ham and cheese tasting
    • Modena, taste balsamic vinegar
    • Bologna, enjoy a walking food tour, learning more about the town of Bologna and its delicious cuisine
    • Bologna, visit the Gelato Museum and taste the locally made gelato
    • Bled, take part in a gingerbread making workshop and enjoy a traditional Slovenian dinner at Restaurant Lectar.
    • Bled, visit a local cheese producer and enjoy tasting the delicious cheeses
    • Novo Mesto, enjoy lunch onboard Rudolf’s Raft while cruising River Krka

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based tour director
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Porterage

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  • Porterage included where available

Some things to note

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Please note:

  • Our hotel in Venice is located just a short distance from the Grand Canal and is easily accessible on foot or by waterbus/Vaporetto to all major sights.
  • Make sure you carry small change, as public bathrooms cost anywhere up to a €1.50 to use. All restaurants and cafes will have restrooms, but you will need to purchase something from their menu.
  • Due to fluctuating weather conditions, our sightseeing on day 10 is subject to change.

 

 

Information Italy & Slovenia

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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Dates & Prices Italy & Slovenia

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
06 Aug 21
20 Aug 21
$7,295
On Request

Additional Information

Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $155pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $1,950
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

Arrival Time and International Flights
We don’t want you to miss out on any aspect of your small group tour. To ensure that you don’t, we recommend you arrive at your starting destination by 15:00h in order to take part in your welcome dinner/drinks. Return international airfares have not been included on this tour. Please speak to our friendly consultants if you would like assistance booking your international flights.

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