Staff Report

An orientation and video presentation for anyone wanting to join a group tour to Croatia, Slovenia and the Adriatic Coast in October will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 5 at the Bethania Lutheran Church Parish Hall in Solvang.

Those planning to attend should RSVP to Linda Johansen at 805-686-1644.

The trip will feature Dubrovnik, the Dalmatian Coast, Istrian Peninsula and Lake Bled. Highlights will include a visit to Europe’s oldest pharmacy at Dubrovnik’s Franciscan Monastery, Diocletian’s Palace, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Opatija, Zagreb, local family dinners, and a Pletna boat ride  to the picturesque island in the center of Lake Bled. 

Dates of the trip are Oct. 14- 25. The price per person for double occupancy is $3,999 with a $50 discount for anyone who signs up at the orientation. That price covers 16 meals and all excursions except for a side trip to Montenegro for $68

Johansen is also leading “Cultural Treasures of Japan” from March 3-16, and there are still seats available on “Discover the Maritimes Coastal Wonders” in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. 

Call Johansen for details.