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This one day trip from Trieste to Lake Bled & Ljubljana was done very well. Lake Bled was picturesque even in the rain and Ljubljana was worth visiting as well. The guide was friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Communications with the tour office was also very good. Would definitely recommend this trip!
Even if you don’t have time to tour all of Europe, you can pop across to neighboring Slovenia during a day trip from Trieste in northern Italy. After traveling across the border, take a guided walking tour around Slovenia’s capital, Ljubljana. Continue on to the picturesque Lake Bled, known for its church-topped island, castle, and Alpine scenery.
Where were the coloured lights which made the advertisement so interesting?
, Sep 2019
I kept waiting to see the light effects, only to find they were non-existent when I got back to the exit-train.
Tour guide was really, really good and most helpful.
Unfortunately a mix-up in pickup times for another couple left us waiting for 1 1/4 hours on the street outside our apartment!!
Explore two of Slovenia’s most magnificent landmarks in just half a day: this seamless tour from Trieste makes logistics simple. Set off from your hotel or from the port, and head first to the Postojna Cave: one of the country’s largest cave systems, renowned for its soaring heights and one-of-a-kind scenery. Explore the cave’s passages before continuing to your next destination: Predjama Castle. One of Europe’s only cave-built castles, it has a history dating back to the 13th century.
This magical Panoramic Tour of Trieste and Miramare Castle is ideal for travelers interested in historic architecture and magnificent scenery. Avoid the stress of busy public transport, and instead travel easily between sites in a comfortable vehicle, with pickup and drop-off included. The tour will showcase seaside scenery, caves, castles, mountains, and parks. You’ll avoid waiting in long visitor lines at Miramare Castle, as entrance tickets are included.
Plitvice Lakes is the largest and oldest national park in the Republic of Croatia covering the area of almost 300 square kilometers.
Forest vegetation mostly covers the park area. Wide variety of wildlife, as well as some of the rare species inhabit the Park area.
The lake system is made up of 16 named lakes, cascading one into the next, ending in impressive waterfalls.
All of that makes Plitvice Lakes National Park one of the main attractions in Croatia, bringing more and more visitors every year.
Petra was my tour guide on this lovely day trip from Trieste, and she was wonderful. So friendly, knowledgeable, accommodating, and a pleasure to spend some time with while taking in the interesting history of the area, along with the views. This is a fantastic and convenient half day trip out of Trieste that one definitely ought to make time for if in the area. It was fun to be driven along the pretty coast, take walks through the historic towns along the way, and especially to enjoy the snacks and local wine at one stop. I thoroughly enjoyed this tour, and especially because of Petra. She is excellent at showing visitors a beautiful glimpse of her country, and I thank her for such a great experience!
Discover the most beautiful corners of Slovenia’s Adriatic coast on this half-day excursion from Trieste. After meeting your guide at the port or at your hotel, you’ll travel by comfortable vehicle to Piran: a coastal city with history dating back to ancient times. Soak up its tranquil atmosphere, and stop by some of its main attractions. Then, continue along the coast and visit other seaside stops, including Portoroz, Izola, and Koper. To complement your sightseeing, you’ll also enjoy a traditional Slovenian meal, plus wine.
Cover all of Trieste’s top sights with the personalized attention of your own private guide. Go deeper with your visit as you get important historical context on the city’s main landmarks, from Roman ruins to Byzantine mosaics, as you stroll along the center and elegant seafront. Opt for a full-day tour to add visits to Italy’s only concentration camp, and the romantic, sumptuously furnished Castle of Miramare.
Lipica Stud Farm & Skocjan Caves - Small Group Tour from Trieste
From $130.67 (Price varies by group size )
, Nov 2019
Petra was our personal tour person i never experince so professional service in my life she was on time to pick us up at the hotel, she have so much knowledge she guide us from Trieste until the cave explaining us step by steps all the roads and history about this beautiful country i give her a 10 start she is the best tour person they i had so far , continue your great job and thanks again to welcome us to your beautiful country
Spend a day in Lipica Stud Farm, where you will experience the world of white Lipizzan horses, and visit the magnificent Škocjan Caves which are on UNESCO’s list of natural and cultural world heritage sites in a guided tour.
Use a door to door transfer, a comfortable and hassle free service that will allow you to enjoy your journey from the moment you arrive to the beautiful city of Trieste. Your driver will be waiting for you in Trieste Airport arrival hall and will take you straight to your centrally located hotel in Trieste.
Arrange your trip in advance and enjoy and start your stay in Trieste without any stress. Use door to door transfer, comfortable and safe. Don't go through all the hassle of waiting in long taxi and shuttles queues and make the best of your stay while in Trieste with the Trieste Airport Private Departure Transfer.
Visit the vibrant local market and immerse yourself in a private dining experience at a local's home, enjoy an exclusive cooking demo and taste authentic Trieste recipes treasured in family cookbooks passed down by real Italian Mammas. Feel the warmth of Italian hospitality as you connect with local people.
Enjoy a 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert with drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from Friuli cellars and coffee).
This experience is held by Cesarine: Italy’s oldest network of 1000+ home cooks all over the country in more than 500 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
We adjust to every client, so that makes us unique.
At Veda Bus we are offering private transfers and sightseeing around Slovenia and neighbouring countries. We are a company registered in Slovenia and hold a European transport license acquired from the national Chamber of Commerce, section for passengers road transport. Our educated English,Italian speaking drivers will provide you with all informations about Slovenia and surroundings for a pleasant start of your holidays. With our online booking form you can arrange the transfer even from your home and let us wait there upon your arrival.
The port town of Trieste is known for its scenic waterfront, historic monuments, and lively piazzas. This hop-on hop-off bus tour is ideal for first-time visitors, offering the convenience of a guided tour but the flexibility of independent sightseeing. Valid for 24 hours, you can stay on-board and listen to the audio commentary, or jump off at any of the 16 stops to visit sights such as Venezia Square, Miramare Castle, and the Grande Canal.
We have carefully designed this experience for anyone who wants to discover wines and other produce typical from Friuli Venezia Giulia region and the city of Trieste with an easily and enjoyable tasting session.
Our tasting proposals feature:
3 wines from the Friuli Venezia Giulia region, from sparkling wine to intense red, through fine whites that distinguish local production.
3 local wines from the Trieste area: vitovska, malvasia and terrano, ancient vineyards and expression of the particular geological and climatic conditions of this land.
We can't wait to get you through this tasting journey, sip after sip.
Visit Miramare Castle, a striking white structure with Gothic, Medieval and Renaissance design elements overlooking the Trieste Gulf on the Adriatic Sea. Built by Ferdinand Maximilian of Hapsburg during the late 1850’s, the castle is surrounded by rare and exotic plants and trees collected by the Duke, who was a renowned world explorer.
Explore Istria’s vibrant food and wine culture with a full-day, guided food tour from Trieste. With this tour, you’ll explore the villages of Buzet, Motovun, and Momjan and sample Istrian delights such as truffles, cheeses, and liquors you won’t find in the tourist shops. Learn about the olive oils and wine produced in this region as you sip and taste your way through the villages of Istria.
The scenic alpine Lake Bled and picturesque city of Ljubljana are two highlights of Slovenia that are not far across the border from the Italian port city of Trieste, but the logistics of visiting can be tricky. On this small-group tour, save hours in travel time and skip the hassle of driving with private round-trip transportation and free time to visit the lake and old town at your own pace.
With influences from across Europe and beautiful countryside to explore, the Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia is a melting pot of rich culture and natural attractions. On this tour, see traditional Lipizzan horses at the Lipica Stud Farm and visit the UNESCO–listed Škocjan Caves in neighboring Slovenia. Delve into north eastern Italy’s historic traditions and beautiful landscapes, with round-trip travel from Trieste included.
With historic architecture wrapped in bright blue water, the towns of the Slovenian coast are enchanting to explore, but coordinating tours and transport can be a headache for travelers with limited time. Visit Koper, Izola, Portoroz, and Piran on a private tour that’s tailored to your schedule and preferences. Have the day to sample local cuisine, stroll cobblestone streets, and enjoy the view while someone else drives.
Immerse yourself in a private pasta and tiramisu-making class in a welcoming home, learn the secrets of the region's most famous pasta dishes and tiramisu and taste the fruit of your labour for lunch or dinner accompanied by local wines.
During this private lesson, you will learn how to prepare 2 pasta recipes and the tiramisu dessert from scratch. Your Cesarina will reveal the tricks of the trade of these iconic recipes.
Have fun putting your cooking skills to the test and amaze your friends and family once home with an Italian meal! This experience is suitable for families with children of all ages.
Le Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities. They are passionate and welcoming hosts that open the doors of their own homes to curious travellers for immersive culinary experiences.
Enjoy a hospitable introduction to Trieste’s culinary culture when you book a private dinner hosted by a local cook. Part of the Ceserina community—a network of over 1,000 home cooks across Italy, each of whom has been certified for their commitment to traditional, high-quality cooking—your host will be matched with you based on your schedule and preferences, and will prepare a 4-course meal, complete with wine and drinks pairings.
This is an ideal choice for wine lovers visiting Italy. Spend a day discovering the highlights of the picturesque Collio wine region. Avoid the hassle of booking taxis between sites, and enjoy the convenience of having door-to-door transfers included. See incredible scenery, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Cividale del Friuli, and get the chance to try delicious wine along the way too.
Discover Slovenia’s rocky landscape of caves and cliffs on a half-day, private excursion to Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle, combining two top highlights to ensure less time on the road and more time for sightseeing. From the underground landscape of rocks and grottos in Postojna Cave to the cliffside setting of Predjama Castle, you’ll sample the best of Slovenian history, culture, and nature while exploring alongside a personal guide.