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Long time no see, world! Where should we begin? How to start? With good news, as always! We have been working very hard in the past year and with the new 2020 starting, we also have some novelties in the Lighthouse for you. Our favorite one is the new country we are covering. We would like to welcome you to travel in Slovenia.

The world’s first green country, as declared by sustainability experts, Slovenia truly is a hidden gem for you to find. Despite its size, this country packs a whole lot of diversity to explore. From rivers, lakes and mountains, all the way to valleys, castles and the sea. To travel in Slovenia should definitely be on your 2020 bucket list.

Every time we go back to Slovenia, we discover something new. But let us stay on track here. Along with Croatia and Montenegro, now you can travel with us through Slovenia as well. It can be a trip focused on Slovenia only or it can be a multi-country adventure, combining Croatia with Slovenia.

Whichever option you go for, trust us, you won’t make a mistake. Out of our new trip programs, we want to tell you about these down below. 

The Highlights of Slovenia

Starting from the capital, Ljubljana, you will get to learn everything you need to know about the Slovenian people and their traditions. As the journey continues, we will explore the famous Bled and Bohinj lakes before we continue up north. Here, the Julian Alps welcome us with their dramatic scenery, high mountain peaks and breathtaking views of the surrounding area. From there, you can almost see our next destination – the Soca river valley. For the last couple of days, you can get your bike shorts ready. We will be cycling through Vipava valley and Piran bay, two of the most picturesque cycling playgrounds of Slovenia. 

The Julian Alps

Unlike all of our other holidays, in Slovenia and rest of the region as well, here you won’t be using any assistance for moving around the area. We are not cycling or paddling out walking. Join us for this walking holiday and enjoy breathtaking scenery of the Julian Alps and their surrounding area. We will be following some interesting trails around the lakes of Bled and Bohinj, Get lost in some gorges and enjoy our picnics far away from the crowds. We will also be visiting the most dramatic location of them all, the mount Triglav. Pack your socks and see you soon.

The Vipava Valley

Allow us to start with the nation’s capital first and welcome you to Ljubljana, a masterpiece of Joze Plecnik’s architecture. With our first couple of days here, your two wheels will gladly take you around the capital and two most famous lakes, Bled and Bohinj. Continuing down south, we arrive to Vipava valley. known for its precious wine, this area will secure some spectacular views for us. In between, we will most definitely find some extra time to enjoy the local food and fine wine. Our routes can always be adjusted for some extra hill climbs, if you want.

The Istrian Peninsula

Starting inland, you will visit the Croatia’s capital, Zagreb. Enjoy two days of exploring the history and culture of this newly discovered metropolitan destination in Europe. Our journey down south will take us to the Plitvice Lakes national park so we can reconnect with the nature. Next three days, we will be cycling and truffle hunting around Istria region, one of the finest gastronomical areas one can find in this part. Going over the border, the time has come for us to cycle around Slovenian coastline and the famous Vipava valley. The trip ends in lovely Ljubljana.

Well, that would be all for this reading. Thank you for traveling with us and we are looking forward to our new adventures with you!

With love, Lighthouse.

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