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Slovenian Castle Trail Tour

5.0 (3)
days 5 days nights 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$ 946
per tourist for 5 days
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 8 tourists over 16 years old
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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.

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 Experienced riders. You should be capable at all paces on a forward going horse. 6-8 hours per day.

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

Tack type: English style saddles for the Icelandic horses or Western saddles 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.

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place

Ilirska Bistrica, Bač

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?
Any additional activities available?
Transfer rates?
Cancellation of booking

Tour reviews

5.0
Based on 3 reviews
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    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
  • K
    Katja
    2 Apr, 2023
    about provider
    Everything was excellent! They pampered and treated us well with delicious food, drinks, and friendly staff! The horses are well looked after, and I would love to have this experience again
    2 Apr, 2023
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    Federico
    30 Mar, 2022
    about provider
    we enjoyed a fantastic four-day horseback riding experience (historical castle). The people and horses were amazing: The scenery was stunning. we plan to return in the future. Special thanks to Borut and Marusa for making our stay memorable.
    30 Mar, 2022

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