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Slovenian Coast and Karst Region Day Trip from Ljubljana

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Discover the Slovenian coast and the Karst region. The first stop is the UNESCO listed Skocjan Caves, one of the largest and most fascinating Karstic sites in Europe with the Reka River running 200m below the surface. Next stop in one of the local taverns with the famous Karst air-dried prosciutto tasting, accompanied with the local wine Teran – produced only in the Karst region. Short stop at Lipica, the homeland of the white Lipizzaner. Pass the coastal towns of Koper, Izola and Portoroz to reach everyone’s favourite spot on the Slovenian coast – Piran, where you can get lost in its medieval narrow streets and houses and enjoy some free time.

One last stop at Predjama Castle on the way to Ljubljana. Discover the secrets of the largest cave castle (Guinnes World Records!), located on a 123-meter high cliff, and learn about the local Robin Hood, the legendary knight Erazem.

Return to Ljubljana in early evening hours.
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Ljubljana hotel
  • Travel in an air-conditioned minivan to the Slovenian coast
  • Learn about the Skocjan Caves from a guide
  • Choose to swim in the Adriatic Sea
What to Expect
Meet your guide at your centrally-located Ljubljana hotel and travel by air-conditioned minivan for 40 minutes to Skocjan Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Learn about the natural karst formations in the caves from your guide. Afterwards, pause to taste local prosciutto and Slovenian wine. Continue to Lipica and observe the famous white Lipizzaners horses in the warmer months. Travel on to the coast and Piran and wander through the medieval village. Enjoy fish at a local restaurant (own expense). You can choose to swim in the Adriatic Sea. At the end of the day, head back to your Ljubljana hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Upper Carniola Region

Traveler pickup is offered
We also pick up travelers in front of Hotel InterContinental Ljubljana, Levstikov trg and STIC - Slovenian Tourist Information Centre (Address: Krekov Trg 10, with a big red and green WOW sign in front of it)
Departure Time
8:30 AM
10h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to Skocjan Caves:
  • 16 EUR / person (Jan., Feb., Nov., Dec.
  • 18 EUR / person (Mar., Apr., May, Jun., Sept., Oct.
  • 20 EUR / person (Jul., Aug.
  • Karst prosciutto and Teran wine tasting (approx. 6 EUR)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Bring a swimsuit
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day with our guide Ambroz. He could answer all our questions about Slovenia, and we had a lot! He gave us information about the landscape, the history and what it is to live in Slovenia. We visited the Skocjan cave, got...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Rhubedsualk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked through the caves, saw Lipica horses, tasted Tiran and prušt, explored Piran and visited the castle. Great day trip from Ljubljana! I very much enjoyed talking with my guide about Slovenian history, geography, politics and culture through our travels! Thank you!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Birdie514
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful full day tour from Ljubljana to the caves the Slovenian Coast with a castle visit. Roundabout tours and their guide Michelle did a wonderful job explaining the various points of interest and the history of Slovenia where we were going and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank SJBilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a all day trip (about 11 hours) but did pack a lot of Slovenia into it. First stop was the Karst caves. This is an additional expense (at €18 per person!) which i didnt think was made clear. There is also many steps...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank meganj259
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to see a bit more of Slovenia other than Ljubljana and around Bled. This was a great day trip with Mica. He was really knowledgeable and we learned a lot about the history and geography of the country. The caves were impressive and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Coastal598740
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10 August 2019|
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Response from Jackie J |
I expect the tour company would allow this if they have spare spaces, although if the trip is fully booked there may not be room for the luggage. I found the company very helpful, so I would ask them directly.
Alan L
7 August 2018|
Response from RuthM2746 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to contact Roundabout Tours to ask this question.
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  • Duration: 10h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
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