DAY 2 SATURDAY (21 August) – ZAGREB TO LJUBLJANA
- Overnight Ljubljana – Hotel Mrak 3*** including breakfast
- Interesting – For a brief background & history click on – Ljubljana
After we have had our breakfast, we will be joined by a local guide at the reception where we will depart on a leisurely walking tour of Zagreb.
We will begin by heading toward the lower part of town, to visit the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Mary built in the 11 century and whose courtyard boasts an eye-catching marble column that holds a golden statue of the Virgin Mary and four golden angels, a prelude to the many treasures inside.
We will continue our stroll thru the old town with its lovely old streets, squares, buildings and shops as well as St Marks church with its unique, tiled roof that graces most local guidebooks and brochures, the 13th century St. Mark’s church stands proudly in St. Mark’s square
On returning to our hotel we will check out before departing for Ljubljana the capital of Slovenia only 150 kilometres from Zagreb and taking about a 2 hour scenic drive.
Slovenia – in Central Europe, is known for its mountains, ski resorts and lakes. Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, with its baroque facades mix with the 20th-century architecture.
After arriving in Ljubljana, we will check into our hotel then have the rest of the evening free to wander around this lovely city and tomorrow we will be guided and visit some of its unique sights.