The train will ride on a part of a historical “Transalpina Railway”, which was inaugurated on July 19th 1906 in order to complete the railway that linked Vienna and Central Europe with the Adriatic regions of Austro-Hungarian Empire, especially with the port at Trieste. Along the tour, you will enjoy beautiful panoramas and magnificent architecture which will make your trip unforgettable.
The tour will finish at Bled Lake, one of the most important and beloved attractions of Slovenia.
Departure at 5.00 a.m. from the programmed locations. Stop for a coffee along the path. Arrival at 8.15 a.m. Check in at the ticket office and departure by train at 8.45 a.m. from the railstation of Nova Gorica in Slovenia. The train will follow a part of the historical "Transalpina Railway", inaugurated in 1906 with the aim to complete the railway that linked Vienna and Central Europe with the Adriatic regions of Austro-Hungarian Empire. The Oldtimer train will be pulled by a steam engine from the Railway Museum of Ljubljana. In case of danger of fire the steam engine will be substituted by a diesel engine. From the train station of Nova Gorica (Slovenia) we will immediately enter the landscape of incomparable and numerous beauties that runs along the wounderful Soča and Sava rivers. Arrival at the Bled station and transfer by bus to a guided tour of the castle. Lunch in a restaurant above the lake follows.
After lunch some free-time for visiting the town and the lake, one of the most beautiful renowned sites of Slovenia.
A guide will be accompanying the passengers for the whole ride in the Oldtimer train. In the afternoon transfer back to the station and the return ride by train pulled by a steam engine and in the evening arrival at the respective stations of departure.