The Wolf Friends and FamilyTour 2011Croatia, Slovenia and ItalyJuly 6-16, 2011Photo by:Don WolfPhoto by:Don WolfPhoto by:Don WolfVisiting: Venice, Bled, ZagrebOpatija, Gerovo, Lokve, Bohinj, Turke, TrsatDON’T MISS OUTRESERVE YOUR SPOTNOW!!!Travel arrangements by:Kollander World TravelGiving You the World since 1923
Ljubljana for free time to walk around the river front, visitwith family or try one of the many local restaurants in thecity. Continue to Bled for dinner and overnight at your hotel.(B,D)13 July 2011 Bled and BohinjStart your daywith a sightseeingtour of Bledfeaturing thecharming townwith the lakeshore,and imposingBled Castle,perched on a cliffhigh above thelake. Then takethe typical boat named »pletna« and visit the small islandin the middle of the lake. After continue to Bohinj and takethe cable car to Mt. Vogel and enjoy light lunch in the Alpinehut and enjoy some relaxing walk before returning tothe lake shore. Overnight in Bled (B,L)14 July 2011 Bled – VeniceIn the morning travel to Venice. Rest of the day at leisurein Venice (B)15 July 2011 VeniceToday begins with a walking tour of Venice featuringthe majorhighlights:St. Mark’sSquare, St.Mark’s Basilica,theDoge’s Palace,the BellTower andthe Bridgeof Sighs.The tour ends with a visit to a glass blowing factory whereyou may see the demonstration of a traditional Venetiansglass blowing. Balance of the day is at leisure. In the afternoon,enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop or join anoptional gondola ride. Farewell dinner at local restaurant.(B,D)16 July 2011 depart VeniceAfter breakfast transfer to Venice airport for your flighthome. (B)OPTIONAL TOURS FROM OPATIJAOption #1PULA AND PAZIN – MOSAIC TOUR OF IS-TRAThe road will take you throughout vineyards and oliveyards, red plains and green valleys, modest littletowns and rich sea resorts. The pearl of our mosaicis Pula and its attraction lays not only in its shopand in factories, but in its ancient past. There is theRoman Amphitheatre, the sixth biggest in all overthe world. Pula was even then an important centre.There is also August’s Temple, antique City Walls,the Golden Gate and other monuments of the antiquepast, a local market that is very interesting,and the biggest one in Istria.The most important centre of Istria mainland isPazin; an old town with extremely well preservedmedieval fortress. It is situated above a 10 metersdeep cave and it inspired Jules Verne who describedit in one of his novels. Nowadays the EthnologicalMuseum is placed there and its exhibits tell storiesabout the life of common Istrian peasant. The lastpart of our mosaic is a visit to a typical Istrian family.They will offer to the client’s home made Istrianwine and cakes, all prepared according to the traditionalIstrian receipts. $65.00Option #2ROVINJ – POREČ – MOTOVUNRovinj is old fishing town. Venetian, who ruledthem for more than 500 years, drew its destiny. It isfamous for its narrow streets, small squares and oldpalaces, built in Venetian style. The baroque churchSt. Euphemia, the saint protector of the old and fisherman,dominates the town. It keeps a 1500 yearsold sarcophagus with the relicts of the Saint. Fromthe church terrace, it is possible to admire a miraculousview over The Rovinj Archipelago. Then wewill travel on to Poreč, where you will have somefree time to enjoy lunch on your own. We will endour day with drive in the heart of Istra peninsula andvisit the charming town of Motovun. $45.00SOMETHING TO TRY IN VENICEGONDOLA RIDEAn ideal way to enjoy this unique and magical city.A romantic gondola ride along the colorful venetiancanals, during which you’ll have a chance to enjoythe grand canal with its magnificent and elegant palaces,that witness the past splendors of the ‘serenissima’.