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Bohinj Railway Steam Train Ride of the Alpine Region provided by Steam Train on Bohinj Railway

Bohinj Railway Steam Train Ride of the Alpine Region

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Departure Point
4270 Jesenice, Slovenia 4260 Bled, Slovenia 4264 Bohinjska Bistrica, Slovenia
Duration
24h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Option 'Steam Train Ride' includes: Steam train ride from Jesenice to Nova Gorica and back, guide and all arrangements.
  • Option 'Steam Train Ride with a Trip to the Wine-Growing Region of GoriŠka Brda' includes: steam train ride, local bus rides, English speaking guide, guided visit of the wine cellar, entertainment program and all arrangements.
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Infant meals not included.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking.
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Diesel haulage may substitute the steam locomotive in case of extreme weather (drought and thus fire danger) or engine failure or other transport means may be used through the afflicted part of the way in order to complete the journey. If it is necessary to undertake repairs to one of the museum cars, it may be substituted with a normal one. Some changes in timetable are possible, because of dense traffic and some delays may occur on the museum train.
  • Bicycles can be taken on the train without any charge, but reservation must be done in advance.
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 250 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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localhero13 wrote a review Jul 2019
Swaffham, United Kingdom55 contributions21 helpful votes
The theatricals at the start and on the journey are quite good fun - Franz-Josef, his mistress and the incompetent guard are a bit of a laugh. The accordian music on the train was OK and certainly appreciated by the many Slovenians on the trip. The outward trip was rather
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Roger wrote a review Jul 2019
Denton, United Kingdom47 contributions52 helpful votes
Due to the weather the steam engine was replaced by a diesel train something to do with fire hazard. The promised views were masked by trees through most of the trip although the glimpses we did get were spectacular. We also took the coach trip but was diappointed as there
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Response from Steam Train B, Guest Relations Manager at Bohinj Railway Steam Train Ride of the Alpine Region
Responded Jul 8, 2019
Dear Roger, many thanks for your review. We will try to do our best to fix that black spots but sometimes, especially that long stops are not in our power because we are dependent from the regular traffic.
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andy6657 wrote a review Jun 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom44 contributions19 helpful votes
Fantastic trip back on 100 years old engine. Long steam journey to the Italian border. Recommend getting the little shuttle bus from the station at nova groca into Italy as there is nothing in the Slovenia side. We got the train from Bled, there was a bit of a character
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Wendy G wrote a review Jun 2019
Jersey, United Kingdom526 contributions189 helpful votes
If you love Steam trains you are in for a treat . Guards, ticket inspector and a couple were in costume to add to the atmosphere. Great views and scenery was stunning at its best. Well worth the money. Restaurant car is bit thin on food items, would advise to take your own.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Steam Train B, Guest Relations Manager at Bohinj Railway Steam Train Ride of the Alpine Region
Responded Jun 16, 2019
Many thanks for your comment.
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Jean-Claude W wrote a review Jun 2019
Lorrach, Germany22 contributions21 helpful votes
Found the trip ok except the fact that one doesn't see much of the scenery due to the trees and greens along the line
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from Steam Train B, Guest Relations Manager at Bohinj Railway Steam Train Ride of the Alpine Region
Responded Jun 6, 2019
Many thanks for your information. About better visibility we informed Slovenian Railways.
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Markey77
Markey77
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Felicitous performance - great experience
my friends and I boarded the over 100 year old steam train in Bled. At the station a small performance was given wh
vincent38500
vincent38500
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Steam train discovery
I recently did a tour with the steam train. It has been a pleasure to discover a steam train in action. Feel and sm
cscrnich13
cscrnich13
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Bohinj Ride
We had a great trip! One of the more memorable things was when the accordion player was in our car and the people
stephen524
stephen524
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Not enough information
We took this trip in June and although the train journey was good we were left on our own in Gorizia with no inform
Kalle F
Kalle F
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Great Adventure!
It was a very nice little trip in a very beautiful country. The train was beautiful and you could feel how it must
LandK729
LandK729
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Steaming through Slovenia
An enjoyable ride with lots of entertainment on the way. Clear info from the guard in Slovenian, German and English
jilly1953
jilly1953
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Old train majic
A good look back into the past. Enjoyed the ride. Didn’t do the extension tour so a long wait for the return journe
Ben H
Ben H
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Excellent Experience - well worth it
This was one of our highlights in Slovenia. A lot of fun to be on a real 1900’s steam engine. As you travel, you
janez š
janez š
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excellent
That was very nice trip for our family, wit two little children, three and five years old. It was rainy in the morn
BlakeyBKK
BlakeyBKK
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Beautiful and fun trip
This is more than just a steam train journey through beautiful landscapes, although it certainly has all of that. Y
Andrew S
Andrew S
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Live steam on the Wocheiner
Started from Jesenice just before 9; greeted by staff in early C20 costume and period 4-wheel coaches oozing charm.
Amarnath S
Amarnath S
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Half day trip expanded to eleven hours
The steam train ride from Jesenice to Nova Gorica started off beautifulle at 9am. At Bled a nice ceremony was held.
Budimir1972
Budimir1972
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Great trip
Three-hour-long train ride along the Bohinj railway is an unforgettable experience.There was an interesting animati
Jure K
Jure K
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Trainride
The best train ride I had :) I like traveling with trains, but this old train is next level expirience, the program
Ami J
Ami J
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A must do when visiting Slovenia!
When visiting Slovenia, this excursion is a must if you enjoy hob-knobing with the locals and love cultural immersi
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