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I've been scanning the forums for ideas, but would appreciate any others that people can offer - in particular regarding time in each place and which direction to travel.
We fly in and out of Ljubliana (unless anyone can tell us an easy way to get from Montenegro to Slovenia - we have 5 days there first).
Interests: Hiking/anything outdoors, short city sight seeing, short time on beach.
Lake bled and Piran seem to be the two placs most mentioned.
I am coming to the capital of Slovenia on Tue 08.01.2013 and staying until Thursday 10.01.2013.
Is anyone from the Anglosphere going to be around and fancy meeting up for a quick drink? I am 31, British and live in the East Midlands (of England).
Incidentally I am thinking of going to Zagreb on the train for the day on Wed 09.01.2013 on a day return. I have heard it takes about two hours on the train. I looked at rail-europe.co.uk but it said no services were running, however when I spoke to the hotel they said services ran every day. Has anyone got any links or has a rough idea how much it would cost etc? Wouldn't mind getting the croatian passport stamp before it joins the EU later this year (July 1st to be precise). Although I have been told the train ride is scenic so would not mind that as well.
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We will be in December in Slovenua and consider to visit Bled using a rental car.
Any advice on this? How will the roads be to drive there and down there in winter? Will the roads be cleared of snow? Are snow chains needed or required? 4wd needed?
I would like to cycle in Slovenia next summer and cycle over vrsic pass with race bike
is vrsic pass really difficult from Kransjka Gora?
ideally I would like to start from bled going to Kranjska Gora Vrsic and then down to bovec Kobarid and from most na soca I would take the train to Banska bistrica and then cycle to Bled
This tour is about 160 KM ( no problem for me . i am really fit)
My concern is the difficulty of Vrsic pass
Thx for answer
Good morning lovely helpful people
I am trying to book a train to Maribor from Ljubljana on the 30th December and return on the 2nd Jan but on the website www.slo-zeleznice.si I have put the dates in and it comes back with 'Za relacijo na izbrani dan ni povezave!' which seems to translate that there are no trains on these dates! Is this right or am I looking in the wrong place??
Can anyone tell me what the road to logarska dolina is like (in terms of driving difficulty)? I'll be coming from Ljubljana. Is it very windy with hairpin bends, or just a bit windy? Is it narrow? I'm still getting used to driving on the right, so a little nervous, but really want to go!
Im heading to the Adriatic Coast next week for 3 nights and after doing a bit of Goggling I need some advice.
What are some of the better walks starting from Piran (we are based there)
- Would like to hire a bike in Portoroz and spend an afternoon cycle-seeing. Where is the most scenic routes?
- Could we make it to Sečovlje Salina Nature Park one day or is it too far?
- Any suggestions/recommendations for restaurants/cafe/bars in Piran, Strunjan, Portoroz and surrounding areas.
- Recommendation of local taxi/cab drivers
I'm looking at going to Ljubljana from Paris by train next year. It's too soon to buy the actual tickets yet but I wanted to look at tickets already available at random dates this Oct / Nov to get some idea of prices / connections etc. Looking at Slovenska Zelenice they don't seem to offer international train tickets to buy directly but instead redirect to DB Bahn who also don't sell the tickets for the Zurich to Ljubljana part of the journey ("Tariff abroad").
Other than using the agent Raileurope.co.uk (I live in UK) is there a way to buy tickets directly with the train operator running the Zurich to Ljubljana part of this service, or should I just go with raileurope? (cheapest tickets from around £90 on that site one way which seems alright) Any help would be great! Thanks.
Best way to get from Ljubljana airport to Bled on Saturday? My flight arrives at 11.40 and it looks like there is a long wait for a bus. Is taxi a better option? If yes, would you book it in advance?
I will be in Celje from 24.03. -06.04,2013, having spare time from 21.03.2012 until 24th: What to do in your country in the spare time?
I will go via train to Munich, Lubjana, Celje,.
Thank you very much for your help-
I'll be staying in Piran all next week (just chilling out) and was thinking of heading down to Portoroz some days for the beach they have there. If I took some running shoes, is a nice route to jog from one to the other? It looks about 4km or so each way?
I'm hoping to go hiking around Triglav in the Julian Alps in October, staying in some of the mountain huts. Does anyone know approximately how much they cost and if there are any discount cards if staying in a few. (I will check that they are open in october before setting off!) Any more tips for hiking and staying in huts would be most welcome...
We are a young couple who are moving to Ljubljana, starting from mid-september and around five months forward. We would like to look for, and maybe decide, for a suitable apartment before we go there. We would like to live in a one room apartment, with a rent not over 450 euro/month in/or with good connections to the centre and the economic faculty of University of Ljubljana.
So, which are the best online websites where you could look for apartments? And in what area of the city would you recommend us to live in? Any other recommendations?
I'm interested in a 2 day trek from Bohinj to Mt Triglav.
As I will have to spend the night in a mountain hut - Do I need to bring my own sleeping bag? Are all the huts equipped with linen?
And how about food? Do I have to bring my own dinner and breakfast for the following day?
I'm going to be staying in Piran for a week in mid September, just chilling out and reading a lot I hope, Couple of questions:
1) How far would I have to walk to find any kind of sandy beach?
2) Is there any recommendations for a nice bar or restuarant to hang out at in the evenings? And do things close early or is there generally somewhere to get a drink later at night?
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