Following in the Footsteps of the First Lady of USA from Bled

Day Trips & Excursions in Slovenia
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Visit Sevnica, hometown of the First Lady of the United States, and Ljubljana, the Slovenian capital, where she attended high school in the years before moving abroad to follow her passion.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Lake Bled, Bled, Upper Carniola RegionYour guide will pick you up at the agreed starting point in Bled, Slovenia - hotel, bus station, train station etc. (please contact us after the booking so the appropriate arrangements can be made).Stop At: Sevnica Castle, Sevnica, Lower Carniola RegionSevnica, the quiet industrial town on the banks of the Sava River in central Slovenia was Melania's childhood home. The small town combines a rich history, a charming nature and friendly residents. In Sevnica we will walk through the streets of the historic center where Melania spent her youth, we will visit the apartment building where she lived with her family, the elementary school she attended, and the house where she lived with her family afterwards. We will also climb to the historic hilltop of Sevnica Castle, which is the main attraction of Sevnica, and enjoy fine views of the surrounding countryside. In nearby cafés and pastry shops we can try some of the desserts dedicated to the new First Lady, among most popular is a cake named after her.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Ljubljana Old Town, Ljubljana, Upper Carniola RegionMelania, her parents and sister later moved to Slovenia's capital, Ljubljana, where she attended the city's Secondary School of Design and Photography, and studied at the University of Ljubljana. The city is renowned for its rich history, which is reflected in its unique and spectacular architectural heritage. The old town center is embraced by the majestic Ljubljana Castle, sited on top of a hill, and the river Ljubljanica where the feeling of the city is the strongest. During a tour of Ljubljana we will drive by Melania's high school and visit her favorite café - The Horse's Tail – which is located near Tromostovje, a famous triple stone bridge on the river Ljubljanica.Duration: 2 hours

What's included

  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Transportation
  • Insurance

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities