Christmas in Slovenia, Kranjska Gora, Bled & Salzburg

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Enjoy a traditional Christmas in Slovenia, exploring the countries famous sights, from the Alpine gem of Bled, cosmopolitan Ljubljana and the pretty resort of Kranjska. En route to Slovenia, we begin our coach holiday with a visit to Villach, on the Austrian/Slovenian border, before we continue to our hotel in Kranjska Gora. On Christmas Eve, we offer an excursion to Postojna Caves, where you can enjoy spectacular underground scenery, before we enjoy a delicious dinner followed by midnight mass and mulled wine in the evening. On Christmas Day, witness a spectacular nativity show in the gorge of Mlacca in Mojstrana. Afterwards, explore the stunning scenery of the icy kingdom. On Boxing Day, relax as we enjoy time in Ljubljana and Bled. And before we head home, we spend time in the ‘Sound of Music’ city of Salzburg, Austria – the perfect way to end your Christmas holiday!

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Hotel Kompas in Kranjska Gora. The hotel lies right at the foot of the ski slopes, surrounded by a vast gardens and green meadows. The hotel offers 149 comfortable rooms, each room is equipped with wi-fi, digital TV, phone, safe and a hairdryer. You will then stay for two nights at the 3-star superior Austria Trend Hotel Salzburg Mitte or similar.

You will also stay overnight in the Austrian Tyrol at a minimum 3-star hotel.

Overnight stays in Belgium will be in city-style hotels.

Destinations
  • Salzburg
  • Postojna Caves
  • Villach
  • Ljubljana
  • Austria
  • Europe
  • Slovenia
  • Eastern Europe
Tour Types
  • 50 plus
  • Seniors
  • UK Coach Departures
  • Music
  • Festive and New Year
  • Winter
Departure Points
  • Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

To Austria and our overnight hotel in the Tyrol.

Location: Villach

This morning we continue southwards towards Slovenia. En route we visit the charming town of Villach on the Austrian/Slovenian border. Villach is the second largest town in Corinthia and is nestled amongst the mountains. There will be free time for you to explore its beautiful old town before we continue to our hotel in Kranjska Gora for a four-night stay.

Location: Free Time or Postojna Caves

Today we visit the world-famous Postonja Caves on our optional excursion. Our trip will take you on a fascinating journey beneath the surface of the Earth into the web of tunnels, passageways and halls. Our tour starts on the unique cave railway, which will take us through the Gothic Hall, Congress Hall and onto the Great Mountain. From here we continue on foot following the illuminated path into the Spaghetti Hall, White Hall and Red Hall all aptly named due to their characteristic stalactites and stalagmites. During the walking tour we also see the ‘Olm’ or ‘human fish’, which has been listed as a rare and endangered species since 1982. We return to the hotel for dinner, then this evening, after midnight mass, enjoy mulled wine and cakes.

Location: Mlacca Gorge Nativity Show

Merry Christmas! Enjoy a morning at leisure before we head to the nativity show in the Mlacca Gorge, in Mojstrana. Visit the unforgettable world of the Snow Queen and see the statues in the icy kingdom, lit by the flare of torches and lights. Take a walk among the ice clad trees and across footbridges to see a fountain of ice crystal waterfalls where you can watch the theatrical nativity performance. Tonight we enjoy dinner and live music.

Location: Ljubljana & Bled

<p>After breakfast why not join our included excursion to Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana. It may be one of Europe’s smaller capital cities but it is filled with history and ancient sights. Ljubljana, developed by the Romans, is now a blend of Baroque Churches and mansions overlooked by a medieval castle. Spend the day at leisure exploring this fascinating city or take a stroll along the willow-lined walkways along the Ljubljana River. To make the most of your visit why not join our optional guided walking tour? We take a walk through the elegant Baroque streets and over the picturesque bridges to see the beautiful churches and palaces, and enjoy the atmosphere of the squares and riverbanks. <p>Afterwards en route to our hotel, we pause in the beautiful resort of Bled. Often referred to as the pearl of the Alpine Region, the lake is situated in a picturesque environment surrounded by mountains and forests. Whilst here why not try the local specialty, Kremna Rezina, a delicious vanilla custard and cream cake.

Location: Ramsau

Depart Slovenia for Salzburg where we stay for two nights. En route we make a stop in Ramsau, with an optional visit to the Dachstein Glacier. We join the panorama gondola lift to the top of the Hunerkogel Mountain. Here you will be surrounded by the dramatic Dachstein Massif where you can enjoy the stunning views (weather permitting) over Austria’s peaks. For the best views head along the skywalk, considered to be the most spectacular viewing platform in the Alps. To complete your visit, perhaps relax with a coffee or mug of hot chocolate in the Glacier restaurant.

Location: Salzburg

<p>After breakfast we travel to Salzburg, the ‘Sound of Music City’ on our superb included excursion. One of the most beautiful cities in Austria, Salzburg has something to offer every visitor, from lovely squares and medieval lanes to Gothic churches and quaint cafés. <p>To make the most of your time in the city why not join our optional guided walking tour with a local, English speaking guide? During our tour you will see many sights featured in the Sound of Music film along with many other attractions of this famous alpine city. Admire the baroque splendour of the churches and cathedral, the might of the Hohensalzburg fortress and also the quaint Getriedegasse, one of the most beautiful shopping streets of Austria. A visit to Salzburg would not be complete without the mention of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and before the tour is over we see his former birthhouse and also the square that is named after and dedicated to the famous composer. A truly memorable experience awaits you and all at a relaxed pace.

We travel to Belgium for an overnight stay.

Return home.

You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.

Dates Price Single Availability
21-Dec-2021
10 Nights
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Dates Price Single Availability
21-Dec-2022
10 Nights
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Touring with Leger Holidays

Boasting over 35 years’ experience and an interesting and varied selection of planned itineraries, Leger Holidays has become the leading provider of escorted touring holidays across the UK, Europe and beyond. In addition to being able to take you to the most incredible destinations throughout the world, this award-winning company provides an excellent choice of experiences and great-value escorted tours to ensure you get the very most out of your holiday. With Ledger Holidays, you can relax in the knowledge that everything will be taken care of from the moment you book.

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Meals:9 breakfasts, 7 dinners
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