Departure in early morning hours towards Idrija and Soča Valley. Drive to the oldest mining town in Slovenia, developed by the Idrijca River. You will explore town and the underground world of the mercury mine with local guide. Not only mine, but also lace making and culinary specialties like žlinkrofi – spiced potato balls wrapped in thinly rolled dough are authentic in this part of Slovenia and for lunch you have a chance to try them.

Drive forward up to the Soča ( Isonzo) valley, located along Slovenia’s border with Italy. The area is dominated by one of Europe’s most stunning and beautiful rivers which gives the area its name. There are several traces of the fiercest battles of World War I, it’s story is told in the award-winning Kobarid Museum. After visit we will drive up the winding road to the pass Vršič, where is located Russian Orthodox chapel, built by Russian prisoners during World War I. Dinner in a traditional Slovene inn in a beautiful landscape of Julian Alps.