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Venice and the Slovenian Alps

For A Taste of

the Mysteries of Venice, Italy

Hiking in the Grand Julian Alps in Slovenia

and

Drama at Croatia’s Plitvice Lakes
and the 1000 Islands along the Croatian Coast

We invite you to join our


All-In-One Dream Trip: August 15-25, 2022  10 nights!

Pioneer Price (until May 22) $4390

includes everything except flights.

Or join us on the shorter

Venice and Slovenian Alps Special!

August 15-23, 2022   8 nights

Pioneer Price (until May 22) $3500

Lake Bled, Slovenia
The Masks of Venice
Piazza San Marcos in Venice

What an incredible combination of culture and nature, of cultures and colors, of movement and exhilaration! A trip with a flair for drama, art, history and natural beauty. With the serenity and quiet of the Shabbat in a beautiful mountain village right above Lake Bled.

Croatia: Plitvice Lakes National Park

Monday: An Evening in Venice

Arrival and Walking Tour

The Fairyland of boats and canals in Venice
The Main Synagogue in Venice

Tuesday:

Getting to Know Venice

Ferry to Glass Blowing on Merano Island

Depart for Slovenia: The Lakes and Mountains of Bled and Bohinj!

KSA invites you to a unique adventure which features:  

-Forests full of trolls, fairies, leprechauns and gnomes. 

-Spooky Medieval Castles.

-Hikes to awe-inspiring gorgeous lakes, raging underground rivers and waterfalls cascading from the mountains of Triglav.

Wednesday:

Lake Bohinj and the Peaks of Mount Vogel

The Vogel Cable Car above Lake Bohinj
Once up on the mountain, the temperature is cooler, the crowds are lower, and the views are spectacular. (photo: Ales Zdesar / slovenia.info)

The solitude, the quiet, the untouched beauty at Mount Vogel

Satisfaction, Achievement, a sense of pride – Reaching the top!

Take a dip in the crystal clear waters of the turquoise Lake Bohinj!

Swimming Deck on Lake Bohinj

Thursday: The Emerald River Adventure!!

A Day in the Beauty of Triglav National Park

Karavanke Mountain Range, Kranjska Gora, Jasna Lake, Russian Chapel, Prisank Mountain Window, Vrsic Mountain Pass, Ajdovska Deklica, Soca River Source, Soca River, Velika Korita Soce, Bovec, Kobarid, Boka Waterfall, Kozjak Waterfall and Most na Soci.

Rafting on the Soca River

Friday: Vintgar Gorge and Lake Bled

The Roaring Rivers in the Vintgar Gorge

Dawn: Sunrise Walk/Run around Lake Bled

Morning: Vintgar Gorge

Afternoon:

Walkers: Pletna Boats to Bled Island or Climb to Bled Castle

Hikers: Podhom River Trail to Moste Dam

Moste Dam

Free Time in Bled

Shabbat Preparation

Candlelighting and Kabalat Shabbat * Seuda * Oneg Shabbat Tisch

Shabbat:

Tefilla and Dvar Torah * Kiddush * Chavruta Learning Challenge * Seudah * Shabbat Rest * Zasip Secrets Afternoon Walk * Presentation: The Torah of Italy * Seudah Shelishit * Maariv and Havdala

Sunday: Postojna Caves and Ljubljana

Take the train to the depths 300 meters below the surface to see thousands of stalactite and stalagmite formations at the incredible Postojna Cave
The Ghosts of Predjama Castle
Walking tour of Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital city.

Monday: Last Day in Bled and Bohinj

Walkers: Savica Falls and Mostnica Gorge

Hikers: Climb to Mala Osojnica and Ojstrica Summit Viewpoint over Lake Bled

Free Time in Bled / Optional: Bike Ride around Lake Bled

Farewell Dinner

Out hiking on the mountain, with the Triglav Peaks in the distance.

Tuesday:

Participants in the Venice and Slovenia Special:

Depart to Ljubljana Airport for Return Flights to Israel and US

Participants in the All-In-One Dream: Croatia Here We Come!

Afternoon: Upper Lakes at Plitvice

Wednesday:

Morning: Lower Lakes at Plitvice Afternoon: Proceed to Zadar Islands

Thursday: A Taste of Split and Farewell at Split Airport

Early Afternoon: Dropoff at Split Airport for flights to US and Israel

Accommodations in Zasip, Slovenia

Offering a panoramic view of the Julian Alps, our accommodations are located in the quiet, pastoral village of Zasip, two miles north of Lake Bled. All meals and group activities occur at our Bayit, a 350m, seven bedroom, air-conditioned luxury villa.

Each of our 10 additional air-conditioned apartments contains balconies or patios with garden or mountain views, a kitchenette, and a private bathroom and shower. Satellite TV and Wi-Fi are also available  in all apartments.

mav rainbow

Flights:

Arrival on Monday August 15: We will gather at Venice Marco Polo Arrivals starting at 2:45 pm, and we will depart the airport at approximately 3:30 pm.

Suggested Flights From Israel:

Depart • Mon, Aug 15  Wizz Air Flight 5456 
11:40 am Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Intl (TLV) to  2:30 pm Venice Marco Polo (VCE)

Basic Plan Participants: Details to follow

Suggested Flights from US: Flights to US are in the morning, so

Depart • Sun, Aug 14  Delta 38  8:00 pm New York John F Kennedy Intl (JFK)
to  Venice Marco Polo (VCE)  10:35 am Arrives Mon, Aug 15

All-In-One and Basic Plan Participants: Return Details to follow.

or

Depart • Sun, Aug 14  United Airlines Flight 170 Nonstop 6:45 pm Newark (EWR) 9:05 am to Venice Marco Polo (VCE) Arrives Mon, Aug 15 

All-In-One and Basic Plan Participants: Return • Details to Follow.

For further details, enter your  contact information below, and we will gladly be in contact with you shortly.  

For a one-on-one conversation with Dani at KSA, call  (201) 645-4487 US number, or 972-505538125 at the Israel KSA office.

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