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Participants have the option to book hotels, airport transfers and social and technical tours during the registration process through our third party provider Go Green at reduced rates, which is also in charge of the conference registration and fee collection system. For booking please visit the account registration link.

Monday, 26 August 2019

Ljubljana – the capital of Slovenia 

Ljubljana 

The tour, beginning in front of the Town Hall, takes you through the historical city center, whose unique architecture is the legacy of the Baroque and Art Nouveau periods and, most notably, the work of the famous Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik. Enjoy the boat cruise along the Ljubljanica River.

Tourist boats on the river Ljubljanica provide an opportunity to experience the old city centre's picturesque bridges, façades, and embankments from a completely different perspective. On this tour, a boat will take you on a circular cruise between the famous Plečnik's Ljubljanica Sluice Gate and the Špica embankment.

Duration: 2 hours 

The tour includes:

  • Guidance in English
  • Sightseeing tour of Ljubljana
  • Boat ride on Ljubljanica River (45 min)

Price: 17,00 €


Tuesday, 27. August 2019

Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle and Piran 

The mesmerizing beauty of the Postojna Caves and the mysterious castle of Predjama rank among the most precious jewels of Slovenia. We will explore the wonderful underground world of Postojna Cave and excite our imagination with the striking medieval Predjama Castle. We will continue towards Slovenian coast and drive along its narrow roads all the way to Piran, one of the most photogenic cities in the Mediterranean. In Piran, you will feel as though you have stepped right into a picture postcard. You will be charmed by the narrow streets within the old town wall. In the main square, you will be greeted by the statue of the most famous man in Piran, the well-known Giuseppe Tartini, composer and virtuoso violinist who was born in a house just step away from the square. On the pier, you can catch sight of fisherman unraveling fishing net.

Duration: 10.5 hours

The tour includes:

  • Bus transfer from Ljubljana to Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle, Piran and back
  • Guidance in English
  • Entrance fee to Postojna Cave
  • Entrance fee to Predjama Castle
  • Sightseeing tour of Piran

Price: 79,00 €
*Minumum number of participants is 16, please note, in case of a lower number of participants the price might change. 


Wednesday, 28. August 2019

Lake Bled – an Alpine pearl 

Often described as the 'Image of Paradise', the Alpine resort town of Bled will enchant you with its emerald-green lake, fairy-tale island and imposing castle reigning on top of a rocky cliff. Bled is often mentioned as the pearl of the Slovenian Alpine region. With its emerald-green waters, picture-perfect postcard church on the island, a medieval castle on the rocky cliff and some of the highest peaks of the Slovenian Alps as the background. Lake Bled is a place you should not miss. Take a short walk along the lakeshore. The beauty of the surrounding mountains reflects on the lake surface. Through the season’s visitors will enjoy the peace of the lake and fresh air.

Duration: 5.5 hours

The tour includes:

  • Bus transfer from Ljubljana to Bled and back
  • Guidance in English
  • Sightseeing tour of Bled (no entrances included)

Price: 55,00 €
*Minumum number of participants is 16, please note, in case of a lower number of participants the price might change.

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Available tours: 

Kranjska Gora & Soča Valley – Julian Alps experience 

 

In the middle of Julian Alps, right on the border with Austria and Italy, lies the famous mountain resort of Kranjska Gora. Relax, breath in the mountain air and enjoy the picturesque natural surroundings. Visit beautiful Zelenci and Planica Valley, where finale of Ski Jumping world cup is happening every March. We will visit the pristine Trenta Valley; enjoy the peaceful scenery of the emerald River Soča. We will pass the highest mountain pass in Slovenia and visit the Trenta Valley and the town of Kobarid. For those interested in history, do not miss the visit of the World War I museum in Kobarid.

Duration: 12 hours

The tour includes:

  • Bus transfer from Ljubljana to Kranjska Gora, Soča Valley and back
  • Guidance in English
  • Sightseeing tour of Kranjska Gora valley and Lake Jasna
  • Sightseeing tour of emerald Soča Valley

For booking please contact IAEE 2019 Official Travel Office Go Green on Please activate javascript to view email address.

Velika Planina – discover the herdsmen’s settlement 

Just a few steps out of Ljubljana, near Kamnik, you will have the chance to visit an authentic herdsmen’s settlement on Velika Planina. Velika Planina is one of the few settlements of such size in Europe and it attracts all those wishing to feel the mountain life as it once was and admire the picturesque wooden cottages, a unique feature of traditional alpine architecture and taste local dairy products.

Duration: 9 hours

The tour includes:

  • Bus transfer from Ljubljana to Velika Planina and back
  • Guidance in English
  • Return cable car to Velika Planina
  • Seat lift ride

For booking please contact IAEE 2019 Official Travel Office Go Green on Please activate javascript to view email address.

Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle 

 

The mesmerizing beauty of the Postojna Caves and the mysterious castle of Predjama rank among the most precious jewels of Slovenia. We will explore the wonderful underground world of Postojna Cave and excite our imagination with the striking medieval Predjama Castle.

Duration: 7.5 hours

The tour includes:

  • Bus transfer from Ljubljana to Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle and back
  • Guidance in English
  • Entrance fee to Postojna Cave
  • Entrance fee to Predjama Castle

For booking please contact IAEE 2019 Official Travel Office Go Green on Please activate javascript to view email address.

 

 

Photos: 
Ljubljana: https://www.visitljubljana.com/en/visitors/ external 
Bled: www.bled.si external
Kranjska Gora: http://finestayslovenia.com external 
Soča Valley: www.slovenia.info
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Velika Planina: http://velikaplanina.eu/ external 

Postojna Cave and Predjama Castle: https://www.postojnska-jama.eu/en/ external 
Piran:http://www.portoroz.si/en/ external