Living in a chocolate retreat and heart-shaped roads may sound like the makings of a storybook, but it’s very much real in this luxury camping resort in Slovenia. Come with us on an indulgent long weekend of luxury glamping, chocolate and wine!
With its tranquil setting along the Drava river, cosy treehouses and most importantly next door to the Teta Frida chocolate factory, Chocolate Village glamping resort more than lives up to its name. Here everything revolves around chocolate and your comfort. Chocolate breakfasts, chocolate workshops, chocolate cosmetics and even chocolate massages! To wash it all down try the local wines that have been specially selected for you.
Then learn all about these local wine and the wine-makers of the Štajerska Slovenia wine-growing district with a special tour. Go on a journey from the famous heart-shaped road among vineyards to one of the largest and oldest wine cellars in Europe and to the oldest grapevine in the world!
Located just outside Slovenia’s second-biggest city Maribor, you can easily visit this romantic town during your stay. While the riverside retreat is surprisingly quiet—thanks to its beautiful setting at the Natura 2000 Park. With the famed Drava cycling route, Drava river, Mariborsko Pohorje Ski Resort and hiking trails nearby; you can run, hike, sail, ski, plus enjoy lots of outdoor activities. (Which might come in handy if you want to work off some sweets.)
Day 1 - Welcome to Slovenia
Arrive into Ljubjlana or Zagreb. If hiring a car, collect your car from the rental company, or meet your private transfer. The drive should take about an hour an a half.
Check into your luxurious tree house or lodge and enjoy your complimentary chocolate and wine.Accommodation
Day 2. - Wine
Today you’ll be taken on a special tour of the Štajerska Slovenia wine-growing district. Begin in Maribor and learn all about the oldest vine in the world.
Then travel the famous heart-shaped road among vineyards to one of the largest and oldest wine cellars in Europe.
The tour includes private transfers, wine tasting and nibbles to go along with it. About 6 hours long, it finishes in the afternoon, giving you the perfect opportunity to explore Maribor.
Day 3 - Chocolate
Begin your day discovering the secrets of cocoa and the magic of chocolate. Create your own chocolate creation and indulge in Frida’s internationally awarded chocolate temptations with this special workshop.
In the afternoon why not do some of the famous Drava cycling route or try some water activities like kayaking or Stand Up Paddles boarding. Or even just head out for for a walk or run along the river.
This programme costs from £425 per person based on two adults sharing in the Forastero or Criolo accommodation options in the low season (from Mid September to Mid June). High season prices start from £510.
The price dose not include international flights or transfers. Private transfers from Ljubljana start from £230 return. Car hire from £90
Flights from London to Ljubljana tend to cost between £100 – £300 return – do ask us for advice. Alternatively we can book the flights for you but a booking fee may apply.
- Prices start from £750 per person.
- 3 nights accommodation and breakfast.
- “Big Guys” Half-day wine tour
- 60-minute chocolate workshop
- All trips are ATOL protected or ABTA bonded to ensure you are fully covered