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Sail & walk magical Ljubljana
This locally guided boat & walking tour allows you to explore this unique city and cruise around whilst doing so! See the best Ljubljana's spots from the river (boat) ground (walking) and sky (skyscraper) point of view. We will explore some of the greats of Ljubljana's, history, architecture, monuments and sail through the beautiful scenic canal of the river Ljubljanica. We will sail with a beautiful licensed boat of Ljubljana (official boat) which is spacious enough to feel comfortable and safe. The boat is open which will give you the true feeling of being one with the river and its beautiful surroundings, but it can be closed with panoramic windows as it can be cold or a bit rainy this time of year. Blankets are there to keep you comfy and they serve wine, beer, soft drinks, tea, and coffee to keep the inner you warm. For the other part of the tour, we'll walk through the beautiful Baroque old town, Art-Nouveau new town, Town Hall, Dragon Bridge, Farmers Market, and of course experience life of the local people. Last but not least, we will visit old skyscraper with its remarkable architecture and enjoy a panoramic view of Ljubljana from above the sky. Yes, I would love to show you my home town. Let's go for the extra (s)mile! :) I would love to hear from you if you would like to start the tour at a different time of the day. Feel free to check my other tours.
Kayaking to secret spots on Soča river
First we'll learn about kayaking history, how and when it all begin. We will first warm up, go through basic kayaking techniques, safety brief and then I'll show you secret spots on Soča river not even some locals know about. Far from the crowds, even in the middle of high season. Passing scenes from the Chronicles of Narnia movie, Boka waterfall, looking for endemic species of fish Soča trout (Salmo marmoratus) two and half hours on river will pass like quarter of an hour! We will take a short break for a quick snack and a swim in one of many emerald pools or just to relax on the shore for a while. Welcome to Soča valley, looking forward to kayaking with you soon! Other things to note This is basic kayaking experience, suitable also for complete beginners, families with kids above 8. Advanced kayakers send a PM and we'll sort some suitable river section out! Activity is not suitable for pregnant women. Swimming knowledge is neccesary. Experience is super fun also when raining, rain is liquid sunshine! :}
Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj and Waterfall Savica
Join me on a full day trip to Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj and Waterfall Savica in national park Triglav We are meeting at Dragon Bridge in Ljubljana at 9:00am We are going to Waterfall Savica in national park Triglav, there is a half and hour hike to reach Waterfall Savica After Waterfall we are going to visit lake Bohinj located in national park as well After Lake Bohinj we are going to visit Lake Bled
Snowshoeing in Triglav National Park
We will meet in the Café on the main square where the history of Bovec takes place. In a pleasant atmosphere, with a fragrant morning coffee, we will briefly introduce ourselves and discuss the course of the day. We then head to our starting point, which is about 25 minutes away by car from the center of Bovec, where I will distribute your equipment. I will also briefly explain and demonstrate how easiest to use snowshoes. We will stroll to the nearby mountain pasture, admiring the beauty of the winter idyll. If the snow conditions allow us, we will climb through the forest to the top of the saddle. On the way up, I will show an example of a test of the snow surface, which is done in the event of a snow avalanche. If we have some more energy, we can make an example of a small snow shelter together in case we get a night out and have to bivouac. After a short break, we head to the valley and end our tour at the Café with hot tea or mulled wine. Other things to note Our activity lasts 3,5 to 4,5 hours. Because we will be walking in the snow warm shoes and warm clothes are recommended. Winter is unpredictable so we can change the location in case of bad snow conditions.
Felting wool-sheep with Voolina
You will learn the needle felting from the expert: you will felt one or two of the lovely "Lucky sheeps" of your choice - Lucky, Darling, Blossom or Johnny. First you'll make a big ball - the body of the sheep (and fill it with our homegrown lavender or mint, if you dislike lavender) . Next is the head with eyes. You'll attach the head to the body by sewing. Ears and the hair are the last. That way you`ll keep nice memorys of your Maribor-visit not only when looking at the woolen sheep, but also when the soft fragrance flows under your nose :). Ansonsten zu beachten Studio BIRKA is only few steps away from hotels in the city centre, in the pedestrian zone. If you`re coming with the car, you can park few minutes away, at Slomskov trg for example.
Holiday Wine Hopping in Ptuj, Slovenia's Oldest Town
This experience will take you around the oldest town of Slovenia which resides in the heart of wine region, a home of Sauvignon Blanc. Wine tasting of 4 samples while hopping the medieval streets, meeting the history of winemaking in Ptuj and Slovenia. Walk with me to celebrate the recent vintage and Ptuj winemaking traditions.
Magical wool fairies – needle felting
Many tales speak about fairies living at truly magical Pohorje hills, that rise at SW end of Maribor. Those myths, the mysterious woods and black streams of Pohorje inspired me for this workshop... You`ll learn, how to needle felt a gorgeous and soft fairy out of merino wool - and you`ll felt one beauty on your own from head to wings. So, first we`ll felt a ball for the head with the special felting needle. Then we`ll wrap the wool around a wire, to form arms and hands. And then the best parts: dress and hair! Here you can really let your phantasy lead you! You`ll have a great selection of phantastic colours of wool. Of course we`ll add some felted flowers, braids and other applications of your choice on the dress and hair. Wings will be attached last, as well as the transparent string, so you can hang you fairy onto the ceiling for example. You`ll also get a box, so your fairy can travel safe anywhere with you. So, you are kindly welcom to feel SLOVEnia trough wool! You won`t be disappointed. Ansonsten zu beachten Studio BIRKA is only few steps away from hotels in the city centre, in the pedestrian zone. If you`re coming with the car, you can park few minutes away, at Slomskov trg for example.
Top choice Postojna cave and Predjama castle
Welcome with us to Postojna cave, you will experience amazing system a series of caverns, halls and caves 2 millions old and about 24 km long distance underground. In the entrance you will take electric train it will takes you into a Great Mountain cavern for a distance about 4 kilometers and walkable 2 kilometers around stalagmites and stalactites. Visit will take about 1,5 hour. After we take a drive to Predjama castle wich is world wide famous and it lies on the mouth of cavern half way up a 123 meters high cliff. It is 9 km away from caves and you need a transport. Please contact us before booking, attractions is very visited.
Land Lover adventures Slovenia
A trip plan: ▶Meet point in Ljubljana (as agreed). ▶Travel starts through the area of exeptional natural and cultural haritage named Ljubljansko Barje. This beautiful area is market as UNESCO National Park. It is also the biggest unforested and the most often flooded place in history of Slovenia. Wait to hear historical local anecdotes! ▶ Podpeško Jezero. Simply known as Lake Jezero. Why is it so interesting? It has a special shape feature of the lake and it is the one of the deepest lakes in Slovenia. We can also take a walk up the hill with the church of St. Ana, where we will see the most beautifull view of Ljubljansko Barje National Park. ▶ Ice Cave hidden in the heart of the Krimean woods, off-road adventure included. ▶Goodies time: tasting of Slovenian goodies and a small meal. We will introduce you the specialities of Slovenia, make some coffee/tea, try some of the best authentical Slovenian wine, tell eachoter stories and enjoy the beauty of the nature that will sorround us. ▶Exeptional mount Krim. The most recognisable feature of the Ljubljana Basin and visited each year by lots of adventurers. Ljubljana Basin is covered in clouds and fog during the winter. The peak of Mount Krim makes your day! ▶ More goodies: Authentic Slovenian desserts and digestiv :) ▶End of the adventure! We hope you will enjoy every second with us! Other things to note ▶ IF THE SCHEDULE HOUR DOES NOT SUITE YOU, YOU CAN CHANGE IT! ▶This will not be a local boring tour filled with boring historical facts. This will be an adventure. We love the world, different cultures and nature. It would be a blast to hear all about your culture, beauty of your country and people
Discover Ljubljana with a local
[Small groups, max 10 guest.] ⚠ CAUTION! This is NOT a typical city tour full of boring data, history facts and rigid itinirary. Yes, we will walk by the most important and interesting tourist attractions, but we will also focuse on Ljubljana's local life. Do this tour if you want to get integrated into the local life and really get to know the city while having a great time! ▶ More reasons for discovering Ljubljana with me? ✔We'll visit the farmers market with special attention - the best way to get to know a culture is through food. ✔I'll tell you how to make the most out of my city, give you tips where to go and make sure you don't fall into tourist traps. ✔After the tour you'll get a list of additional recommendations - places where locals go and all tested by me. ✔You'll have great fun and meet new friends ▶Some of the places we'll visit: ✔Gorgeous city center- the new and the old ✔Central market ✔My favourite street that is still very authentic, a bit rock'n'roll and full of delicious street food ✔City's alternative cultural centre full of amazing street art and vibrant nightlife (plenty of stories there!) ✔Local residential district ✔The famous Dragon bridge ✔Ljubljana castle Be prepared for a local's perspective of Ljubljana and enjoy city's laid-back vibe in good company. If the tour is not available at your desired time contact me.
Sunrise on Šmarna Gora with a view of the capital Ljubljana
Are you sunrise lover? Do you want to experience sunrise and meditation with a view of Ljubljana with some tea and traditional Slovenian breakfast afterwards, on the top of the hill called Šmarna Gora? Then this experience is for you. Join us and we will create memories you cannot forget. When you register you will recieve the timing details and exact destination, where our adventure will begin. We will start our hike with lamps, because at the beginning it will be dark. On the top we will wait for beautiful sun to rise and have some Slovenian traditional breakfast (bread with honey/butter and apples) with some mountain tea. What will you get: lamps, sunrise and meditation experience, traditional Slovenian breakfast and tea. What you need to bring: sneakers or hiking shoes and some water. Dress well because in the morning it can gets very cold even in summer season. Walking time: less then 1 hour When we start? It depends on the season. In summer the sun rises at 5.00 o'clock and in the winter at 8.00 o'clock. Note: We cannot influence the weather conditions, hence we cannot guaranty the perfect sunrise visibility - that all depends on Mohter Nature. Also there is possibility of transport, with additional 15eur cost, with pick up point anywhere in Ljubljana. The access is easy with the bus, number 8 (towards Gameljne).
Personal photoshoot in the beautiful Ljubljana
During this 2 hours experience we will walk around the beautiful Ljubljana center, where I will show you beautiful and interesting spots and I will take photos of you: along the river, little cute streets that you wouldn´t find by your own, Metelkova if you like the artist part... and in the meantime I will tell you some curiosities about Ljubljana and the story why it is called city of dragons. As you can see in my gallery, I like to take photos that tell a story, that feel casual and full of emotion. Being yourself and enjoy the city is the best way to catch unforgetable moments. I am happy to photograph all kind of travellers: families, couples, solo travelers, group of friends... Before starting our walk we can talk about what kind of photos you would like to have :) Hope to see you soon!
Taste the world of Slovenian wines in the heart of Ljubljana
We will try a beautiful palette of Slovenian wines, from white to orange to red one. All different in taste, but all brilliant. Stories and history about them will also be involved, so your knowledge will also be satisfied. You will also get the chance to upgrade the experience with chocolate pairing (extra fee applies.) Other things to note You have to be at least 18 years old to join me
Tektonik Tour the Brew - a guided tour and beer degustation
On Friday afternoons, our hardworking brewers take a pause and allow anyone curious about the craft beer productions and our story to visit the heart of Tektonik brewery. We will take you around the production premises, present you our story, the equipment, and the process of brewing. We will also smell hops and taste the malt, offer 4 samples of beer and snacks and invite you to pass the test of strength and taste. We are happy to answer all the questions and like to hear your opinions :) The minimum size of group is 5 persons.
Bled and the lake - the crown jewel
Discover the fairy-tale land of Bled on a guided day trip and discover rich heritage with Ines. I am a local born and growing up in Slovenia. Traveling enthusiast. Follow my IG "govisitslovenia" to see more about it and ask for more activities. We'll do a few hour's tour. When we arrive at Bled we will start at the point where we sit on a pletna traditional boat made by locals which are only known at Bled. Following the boat ride, you get some time to explore the little island and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding area. The journey will follow the tour on the top of a rock, from where we will enter into the Castle. The Bled Castle offers the finest view of Bled island, the town of Bled and the wider countryside of the Gorenjska region. Experience the picturesque architecture of the castle and the museum collection, representing the historical development of Bled. * Free WIFI ** First tour start in the morning hours 8.30 AM. *** Would you like a tour on a specific date and time? Contact me. Other things to note In case if you host is far away from the meeting point please write to me an address where are you staying.