Travelling the Balkans offers an amazing opportunity to discover the best of this fascinating region, including its green forests and blue sea. You get to witness the spectacular diversity, both cultural and natural, as you travel from one stunning location to the next. The itineraries include many wonderful countries and reveal some of their most prized treasures.
Discover the best national parks in the Balkans and the endless adventures to be had there, filled with breathtaking scenery and unforgettable experiences.
The River Soca which has a distinct emerald green colour, is considered to be one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe. Its tributaries excite the natural beauty lovers.
It is a seafront city on the tip of Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula, known for its protected harbour, beach-lined coast and Roman ruins. Pula has slowly become a tourist hotspot that offers unique experiences and family-friendly activities.
Skopje is the capital and the largest city of North Macedonia, a small country located in the Balkan peninsula. It has plenty of charm. Most attractions are within walking distance, making navigation easy.
The pleasant combination of the climate and porous soils of the Karst region was the reason why the Renčelj family determined to plant the first lavender seedings in one of the small Karst villages in 2011. Those first plants are now part of the biggest lavender field in Slovenia, and the family is well known for making cosmetics with natural ingredients.
A visit to the estate starts with a stroll through the purple fields, and offers a variety of lavender themed workshops and activities:
Groups can participate in a lavender harvest and create their own bouquet or lavender wreaths
Lavender soap workshops, lectures on herbs (lavender and immortelle), and lavender hydrolat extraction presentations.
Tastings of lavender liqueur and homemade cookies are a cherry on top to every visit.
A Day with the Brown Bear
Brown bear is the largest carnivore in Europe. Meeting them in its natural habitat is an unforgettable experience. Experience the thrill of bear watching in the pristine natural forests of Slovenia, following a wildlife expert deep into the forest at Notranjska region. During the activity, participants will learn the basic of how to safely move through the woods, observe wildlife with welcome drink and local snacks.
Duration of transfer: 40 min from Ljubljana
Duration of observation: 4 - 5 hours
Number of participants: 2 to 8