TRIP TO DOLENJSKA REGION
OF TRIP: 19.09.2004 (at 9 am from CityHotel Turist)
in the morning from Ljubljana. Drive towards Novo mesto – the capital of
Dolenjska. A tour by coach – a walk across the Glavni trg square is
possible. A drive to OTOČEC, called the jewel of Dolenjska, a castle on the
island in the middle of the Krka river. We'll be greeted by the countess,
shown around the castle and welcomed with »belokranjska pogača« (salted
cake) and a glass of CVIČEK (wine).
continue the trip through Šentjernej towards Pleterje. There, we'll have a
look at the Pleterje monastery, multivision and an open-air museum – a
200-year-old farmhouse, typical of the area. We'll be entertained by a man
playing zither and go for a walk around the farm. We'll be served with dried
fruit, cviček, homemade mead and bread just taken out of the oven. Trip to
Kostanjevica, one of the smallest and oldest towns in Slovenia. After a
walk around the town on the island and a visit to the Kostanjevica cave,
we'll carry on our trip to Bizeljsko to visit a famous »repnica« cave, where
in the past turnip used to be stored. Snacks and wine will be served.
excursion will end in a famous pub, where we'll have dinner and taste wines
of the area. Departure time towards Ljubljana will be arranged with the
12.000,00 SIT (50EUR) (to be paid on the bus, but reservation on
includes: coach trip, entrance fees, food and sightseeing, wine tasting,
lunch, guidance and organization.