Holiday Itinerary

Day 1 - UK/Fiera di Primero

Today you'll fly to Venice. On arrival we will transfer you to your hotel in Fiera di Primiero, a pretty town in the Trentino region of northern Italy​. 
Meet your travelling companions over a welcome drink.

Day 2 - Christmas Eve - Trento

After breakfast we'll set off on a full-day excursion to the capital of Trentino, Trento. Our journey takes us through the beautiful snow-capped peaks of the Dolomites and is sure to put you in a festive mood. Soak up Trento's magical atmosphere and perhaps browse the Christmas market before we return to the hotel to enjoy a traditional Italian festive dinner.​

Day 3 - Christmas Day - Fiera di Primero

It's Christmas Day and you've something very special to look forward to. After a leisurely breakfast and time to relax, we're going to set off on a wonderful journey through the spectacular winter scenery. We're heading to a chalet restaurant high in the mountains, where Christmas lunch will be served. ​

Day 4 - Boxing Day - Bassano del Grappa

After breakfast we're going to head to Bassano del Grappa, a pretty medieval market town renowned for its production of the Italian spirit, grappa. The Nardini family has been making high-quality grappa since 1779 and you'll have a chance to sample some in their bar on the beautiful Palladian bridge, right in the heart of the town.​

Day 5 - Treviso

Today we're going to discover the wonderful historic town of Treviso. At its heart is Piazza dei Signori, a great place to relax over a coffee or light lunch. Admire the historic town hall, the Palazzo dei Trecento or head away from the square towards the Duomo to discover the town's smartest shopping street.​

Day 6 - Lake Bled

We're going to leave Italy today and head to Lake Bled in Slovenia. Our journey takes us through the dramatic scenery of the Julian Alps, so be sure to cast your gaze skywards for fabulous views of the towering peaks. With its stunning natural beauty, Bled is one of Slovenia's most popular resorts, and your hilltop hotel has wonderful views of the emerald-green lake and pretty church-topped islet.
On arrival we'll enjoy a welcome drink before dinner. ​

Day 7 - Ljubljana

Enjoy a day at leisure or join an optional morning excursion to Slovenia's elegant capital, Ljubljana. There will be plenty of time to walk around its centre, where Baroque buildings and ancient ramparts are overlooked by a grand castle, and to enjoy the Christmas lights.

Day 8 - Postojna Caves and Piran

Our sightseeing today takes us to the Postojna Caves – carved over thousands of years by the Pivka River. We'll head into the depths of these caverns by train on an eerie journey past incredible stalactites and stalagmites and sculptured galleries of rock. 
Our next stop is the picturesque town of Piran on the Adriatic coast, where a Local Guide will introduce you to the Old Town and its beautiful Venetian Gothic architecture. 

Day 9 - New Year’s Eve - Lake Bled

On New Year's Eve we'll discover more of Lake Bled's beauty. We'll cruise to the middle of the lake on a traditional wooden vessel known as a Pletna boat and then step ashore on Bled Island to visit the Church of the Assumption. Afterwards we'll drive to Bled Castle, and from its cliff-top location you can take in great views and then head inside to discover Bled's history. We'll see in the New Year back at the hotel with a gala dinner and dancing until the early hours. 

Day 10 - New Year’s Day - Bohinj and Mount Vogel

Today is yours to do just as you please. You can relax at your hotel, or join an optional excursion to picturesque Bohinj, a collection of little hamlets on the shores of a beautiful lake. Here you can also take a cable-car ride up nearby Mount Vogel for yet more breathtaking views.

Day 11 - Lake Bled/UK

TToday we will transfer you to the airport in Zagreb for your flight back to the UK.

Departure date and prices 2019

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Dates

Prices from

23 December

£1899

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The Italian Dolomites and Lake Bled for Christmas and New Year

Holidays by Air 11 Days

Prices from £1899

Enjoy Christmas amidst the stunning scenery of the Italian Dolomites before travelling to Slovenia to see in the New Year. With included excursions to the famous Postojna Caves and a traditional boat cruise on Lake Bled.

Included Holiday Highlights

  • Travel through the snow-capped Dolomites to Trento
  • Enjoy Christmas Day lunch in a mountain chalet restaurant
  • Sample grappa in the medieval town of Bassano del Grappa
  • Explore historic Treviso
  • Visit the Postojna Caves and the picturesque town of Piran
  • Lake Bled cruise and visit to Bled Castle
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner and dancing

What's Included

  • Return flights from Heathrow with British Airways
  • 10 nights half board in 3 and 4-star hotels
  • 21 meals: 10 breakfasts, 1 Christmas Day lunch, 10 dinners including traditional Italian festive dinner on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve gala dinner
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Local Guide
  • Welcome drink
  • Overseas transfers and other transportation
  • Porterage
  • Audio Guide

Optional excursions

Ljubljana - from £49 pp

Bohinj and Mount Vogel - from £49 pp

Flight options

Flights may be available from other airports, check online. Flight supplements may apply.


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