Programme

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Alpine Europe program will run for 14 days at the end of June (17 - 30 June 2019). We will travel around Slovenia and Italy and visit the area and companies. 

 

Day 1: Monday, 17 June 2019: Arrival to Ljubljana, SI

during the day

  

Arrival to Ljubljana

16:00

 

Welcome meeting at the hostel in Ljubljana and informal tour of the city. 

19:00

 

Group Welcome Dinner

 

Day 2: Tuesday, 18 June 2019: Alpine Forests, SI

9:00

  

Bus departs

10:30

 

Hiking to Martuljek Waterfalls

12:30

 

Group lunch

13:30

 

Bus departs to Lake Bled

14:30

 

Garden Village Glamping Tour

15:30

 

Free time at the lake

17:30

 

Return to hostel

Dinner

 

on your own

 

Day 3: Wednesday, 19 June 2019: Seismic concerns and CLT, SI

 8:00

  

Bus departs

9:00

 

Tour of wooden house manufacturer, Riko Hiše

11:00

 

Tour of neighboring wooden kindergarten

12:00

 

Group lunch

13:00

 

Bus departs

14:00

 

Tour of wooden, seismically designed structures

17:00

 

Bus departs for Ljubljana

Dinner

 

on your own

Day 4: Thursday, 20 June 2019: Recycling, SI

 8:00

  

Bus departs for Žiri

9:30

 

Tour of door and window manufacturer, MSora

12:00

 

Group lunch

13:00

 

Bus departs for Koper

15:00

 

Shopping trip in preparation for group dinner

17:30

 

Bus departs for Dragonja

Dinner

 

Group dinner prepared by Group #1

Day 5: Friday, 21 June 2019: Korte & Koper, SI

 9:00

  

Bus departs for Korte

 9:30

  

Tour of local woodworking artists at Logotowood

11:30

 

Bus departs for Koper

12:00

 

Lunch at Pizza 33 in Žusterna with some free time (bring swim suits)

13:30

 

Bus departs to Koper

14:00

 

Introduction to the University of Primorska and InnoRenew CoE

14:00

 

Bus departs for Casa Vuki

Dinner

 

Group dinner prepared by Group #2, during dinner a lecture about architecture

Day 6: Saturday, 22 June 2019: Side stream use, SI

 9:00

  

Bus departs for Srgaši

9:45

 

Tour of local olive mill, Oljarna Krožera Franka Marzi and side stream usage

12:00

 

Lunch on own in Koper

13:00

 

Tour of wetlands, Škocjanski zatok

15:00

 

Free time in Piran or Portorož (TBD)

Dinner

 

on your own in Piran or Portorož (TBD)

22:00 or 23:00

 

Return to Casa Vuki (or take taxi)

Day 7: Sunday, 23 June 2019: Bovec, SI

 08:00

  

Depart Casa Vuki 

9:30

 

Tour of Luka Koper

11:00

 

Bus departs for Bovec

Lunch

 

on your own in Kobarid

16:00

 

Guided tour at WWI Museum in Kobarid

17:30

 

Bus departs for Bovec

18:30

 

Welcome in Bovec near the hostel

Dinner

 

on your own

Day 8: Monday, 24 June 2019: Bovec, SI

9:00

  

Bus departs

9:30

 

Tour of reconstructed wooden structure historically used to move logs out of the mountains
Tour of local cheese manufacturing and side stream

Lunch

 

Group lunch outside

Afternoon

 

Free time for activities, such as, 1) do nothing, just hang out by the river, 2) go rafting on the Soča River, go zip-lining, or 4) go canyoneering. (students will need to reserve with us in advance if desired)

Dinner

 

On your own

Day 9: Tuesday, 25 June 2019: Mountain travel day, IT

9:00

  

Bus departs for Cortina

 

 

Picnic in the mountains on the way to Cortina

15:00

 

Arrive to Cortina, check into lodging and free time

Dinner

 

On your own 

Day 10: Wednesday, 26 June 2019: South Tyrol, IT

 9:00

  

Bus departs for tour

9:30

 

Tour of Hotel Impero

11:00

 

Bus departs for Bressanone

13:00

 

Picnic lunch

14:00

 

Tour of timber engineering/structure company, Rubner Holzbau

16:00

 

Bus departs for Bolzano

Dinner

 

on your own

Day 11: Thursday, 27 June 2019: Dolomites, IT

 9:00

  

Bus departs

10:00

 

Tour of local wine production and sidestream usage at Mezzacorona

11:30

 

Bus departs

13:00

 

Group lunch

14:00

 

Tour of CLT producer, XLam Dolomiti

16:00

 

Bus departs for Venice

Dinner

 

on your own

Day 12: Friday, 28 June 2019: Venice, IT

 9:00

  

Walking tour of Venice buildings / architecture

12:00

 

Group lunch

15:00

 

Gondola maker

Dinner

 

on your own

Day 13: Saturday, 29 June 2019: Venice, IT

 10:00

  

Tour of Arsenale and roof structures

 

 

Students free to visit biennale exhibit

Lunch

 

On your own

19:00

 

Group dinner and trip closing remarks

Day 14: Sunday, 30 June 2019: departure day :(

during the day

  

Depart from Venice International Airport