Homecoming Slovenia 2011 | Slovenia celebrating 20 years of Independence

Inspired by the 20th anniversary of the birth of Independent Slovenia, Homecoming Slovenia 2011 extends an invitation to Slovenia’s people at home and abroad to reconnect with Slovenia.

A trip to Slovenia – a trip back home – is surely the best way to feel connected to your homeland.

2011 will be a special year with many special events focussing on Slovenian ancestry, traditions and culture. There will be several great-value Homecoming themed tours and packages that will let you be part of the celebrations.

Below are a selection of tours being offered by the Slovenian Tourism Board | View the flyers below | Print them out or share them with your friends and Slovenian’s online with our Twitter and Facebook buttons

Lipica Stud Farm and Postojna Caves | A day tour from Ljubljana

Join one of our regular day tours ex Ljubljana to see Slovenia’s famous Lipizzaner horses and the stunning underground world of the Karst Region

Your tour departs Ljubljana in the morning and heads to the southwestern part of Slovenia called Kras (Karst). There, in a picturesque village of Lipica, for more than 400 years beautiful, white horses called Lipizzaners have been bred.

A local guide will take visitors on a guided tour through the stables pointing out different methods and stages of the breeding and training of these noble animals. A special feature is a show-program of a star Lipizzaner studs performing.

Close by, is another world class attraction is the caves. Your tour visits the biggest and Slovenian cave of Postojna. The sightseeing tour includes a ride by electrical train, taking visitors into the world of drop stones and other cave formations. You will be shown a mysterious and rare cave amphibian Proteus Anguinus or human fish, once thought by medieval Slovenians to be baby dragons.

Duration: half day. Included: bus transport, English-speaking guide, entrance fees to the stud farm & the cave

Watch the video of Postojna Caves and the Karst Region

For bookings and info call Beyond Slovenia now 1300 55 75 01