4 days Slovenia tour for Book Lovers
What to expect
Embark on a unique journey through Slovenia that will take you on a literary adventure like no other. This book tour is the perfect opportunity to discover Slovenia's rich and diverse natural, historical, and cultural heritage through literature.
One of the highlights of the tour is exploring the works of local authors translated into English. These authors offer a unique perspective on the country and its people, giving you a glimpse into Slovenian culture and lifestyle. One of the recommended books for this tour is Drago Jančar's "I Saw Her That Night," widely acclaimed as a masterpiece of Slovenian literature.
The tour also offers the opportunity to read and discuss famous authors such as Ernest Hemingway and Paulo Coelho, who have written about Slovenia in their works. Through these authors, you will gain insight into Slovenia's past, present and future and discover the beauty and hidden treasures of the country.
The tour will take you to the places described in the books, but will also go beyond the books to learn about the authors' motives and driving forces. You will meet local writers and hear their stories, learn about their creative process, and gain insight into the inspiration behind their works.
Whether you are a literature enthusiast, a history buff, or just looking for a unique travel experience, this book tour is a perfect choice. It prides itself on being the best choice for book lovers in Slovenia and promises to leave you with lasting memories and a deeper appreciation for the beauty and complexity of Slovenian literature.
So, pack your bags, bring your favorite books, and get ready for a literary journey through Slovenia!
Arrive to Ljubljana, check into the hotel, and take a sightseeing walking tour of the city. Learn about local writers and poets, discover where they lived, which pubs they frequented and where they got their inspiration. We are promising an intimate insight into their lives and works whilst discovering the city’s finest historical and architectural attractions. Read Paulo Coelho's Veronica decides to die.
Visit lake Bled, the most famous Alpine resort in Slovenia and take a pletna rowing boat to the only island in Slovenia. Visit the medieval castle perched on a cliff above the lake, with the best views of the lake, and imagine literary heavyweights like Arthur Miller and Agatha Christie drawing inspiration here. Visit Strmol Castle, where the Hribar couple (described in Jančar’s I saw her That Night) lived. The castle also won the title Unique castle of the Year 2018 (named by Travel and Hospitality magazine from London) and it is one of only two castles in Slovenia with original furnishing and equipment. Enjoy a guided tour through the castle and teleport yourself right into the novel's setting.
Follow in the fictional footsteps of Ernest Hemingway (Farewell to Arms) and visit Soča river valley, one of the most beautiful Alpine valley in Europe, yet one of the bloodiest battlefields of the First World War. Stop at a serene spot by the river and read Soča, a poem written by the prophetic local poet Simon Gregorčič, and contemplate the extent of human folly. Visit Kobarid Museum of World War I, which provides a deeper and hands-on sense of history of this area. Enjoy this stunning mixture of pristine nature and colossal history.
Free time in Ljubljana, Optional sightseeing walking tour of marginal Ljubljana to see the artist ghettos, Communist era neighborhoods and hidden places only known to locals. Recommended book is the recently translated The end. And again by Dino Bauk.
Know before you go
Please note that the following itinerary is tentative and may be modified to meet your needs. We would love to provide you with a customized itinerary that meets your specific preferences and requirements. We reserve the right to change the itinerary due to weather and seasonal conditions.
Once you submit your booking, we will create a personalized itinerary that includes a fixed price for your convenience. You will have the opportunity to review and confirm this itinerary before your booking is finalized. We are committed to providing you with the best experience possible and look forward to helping you plan your next adventure.
(as indicated in your personal itinerary, which we will provide in advance based on the number of guests submitted):
- Accommodation with 4* bed&breakfast including tourist tax, based on the occupancy of a double room
- All entrance fees and other expenses according to the itinerary
- Airport pick-up and return transportation
- All necessary transportation
- Professional guidance in English
- Flight tickets
- Drinks and meals not included in your personal travel itinerary
- Travel insurance
- Additional excursions and/or services not listed in your personal itinerary
- Gratuities (optional)
Why choose us?
We guarantee a unique and unforgettable experience no matter what type of tour you choose (small group up to 8 people or private tour).
We strive to create an environment where you can enjoy your day without the hustle and bustle, and our passionate and knowledgeable tour guides can devote time and attention to each of you.
Whether you're traveling with your family or as an individual, we want to allow you to immerse yourself in Slovenian culture and the country's beauty.
It's simple: "Pick & Book" for unforgettable memories in Slovenia and its surroundings.