Slovenian Castle Trail Tour

5.0 (5)
5 days 4 nights
Slovenia
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Basic+
Weight limit
100 kg / 220 lb

Explore the rich history of Slovenia by visiting several stunning castles in the region. Enjoy picturesque routes through forests and scenic areas, and indulge in the exquisite local wines. This brief excursion is perfect for those wanting to discover the area but have limited time for a full week-long itinerary.

from US$ 969
per tourist for 5 days
Departing from
Ilirska Bistrica, Bač
Available dates
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Number of individuals
Only in the Horse Tours Club
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Photo Borut D.
Borut D. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
My team and I have many years of experience in trail riding. On our farm we have been breeding and raising horses for generations. Horses are our passion, our love, and we take excellent care of them.

Tour highlights

Fairytale Castles
Discover the history of Slovenia
Incredible Views
Behold the beautiful scenery
Wine Tasting
Sample the fantastic local wines

Route details

Day 1
Arrival

Depending on the time of your arrival, you can stop to see the pearl of the area – Predjama Castle – during your transfer from the airport. This castle has been built into the mouth of a cave. Reaching your accommodation at Bac where you’ll have a delicious dinner.

No riding.

Slovenian Castles
Day 2
Kalec Castle
Day 3
Prem Village Castle
Day 4
Our Last Ride
Day 5
Departure
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour provider's comments

Confident Intermediate to Advanced riders. You should be capable to ride at all paces. 7-8 hours per day.

General good fitness is recommended.
Horses: Quarter Horses, Warmbloods, Icelandic Horses.
Nature of horses: Relaxed and calm but forward-going.
Height of horses: 14 – 16hh.

Tack: English style for the Icelandic horses and Western for the Quarter Horses and Warmbloods.

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Accommodation

Comfort
Basic+
Guest House
4 nights
4 nights
Tourist Farm ‘Pri Požarju’

The accommodation offers six twin rooms with private bathrooms and entrances, all of which are comfortable and well-maintained. Guests can enjoy breakfast and dinner on the farm, while lunch can be enjoyed at nearby pubs and restaurants, where they can savor homemade food and regional wine. Although most meals contain meat, vegetarian options can also be arranged upon request.

Tickets to group meeting place

Group meeting place
Ilirska Bistrica, Bač
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Tour conditions

Included

  • accommodation;
  • meals;
  • soft drinks with meals;
  • horse riding;
  • transportation of luggage from site to site.

Extras

  • flights;
  • insurance;
  • transfers;
  • entrance fees to non-riding sites;
  • extra drinks;
  • extra activities.

Group size

up to 8 tourists

Duration

5 days
4 nights

It's important to know

What languages does your team speak?

English, Slovenian, Croatian, Italian.

Do I have to wear a helmet? Can you provide us with one?
Can I bring and ride my own horse?
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Tour reviews

5.0
Based on 5 reviews
  • I
    Ilona
    7 Jul, 2024
    about tour
    An amazing tour, filled with nature and the most breathtaking views.
    7 Jul, 2024
  • I
    Ilona
    7 Jul, 2024
    about provider
    What a lovely team. Professional, look well after the group, knowledgeable about the region and its history. Really good level of English.
    7 Jul, 2024
  • H
    Harriette
    1 Sep, 2023
    about provider
    Incredible adventure. Borut and Maruša are fantastic guides and delightful hosts. The horses are well-maintained and expertly trained. The meals and accommodations provided during our ride were beyond impressive. Looking forward to returning soon.
    1 Sep, 2023

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