Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia and it is completely different from other ex-cities of Jugoslavia. It has a rich history, beautiful architecture, cultural buildings, parks and gardens. The city is small, but offers numerous facilities. You can visit the old city core and the old city of Ljubljana in one day, so this destination is ideal for a weekend trip.
The Ljubljana castle changed over the centuries, but it is, and will definitely remain, the symbol of the capital of Slovenia.
The city of Ljubljana was once a castle, later the residence of the rulers and, finally, a prison. It has been reconstructed several times, painted and rebuilt.
In the center of Ljubljana by cable car or by easy walk you can easily reach the magical medieval castle that will bring you back through time revealing an amazing view of the city. Visit some of the many cultural events or dine at one of the castle’s restaurants. What can you see in Ljubljana.>>> READ HERE
Bled is on the list of most beautiful lake in the world. In the middle of the lake there is an island with a church that can be reached by a wooden boat. Above the lake, there is a castle with a view of Bled enchanting. A large number of stairs lead to it, so prepare for a twenty-minute climb. Try the famous pale cream, you must never have eaten that.
Bohinj and Savica waterfall
Bohinj and Savica waterfall: Not far from Bled, there is Bohinj Lake. This ice lake is larger than Bled, and the water in it is colder, but cleaner for swimming. Nature around Bohinj is intact. Follow the signposts and come to the Savica waterfall, the source of the Sava Bohinjka river, which, when joining Sava Dolinka in Slovenia, is the beginning of the very Sava that passes through Belgrade. Climb the cable gondola to the Vogel Mountain and enjoy the view of Bohinj Lake.
A stone town with Venetian architectural buildings, narrow streets and colorful buildings, located on the Piran Peninsula, is a historic mild Slovenian coast. It is interesting to find a monument to the Serbian advertising magician Dragan Sakan in Piran, on the coast.
Lipica is a place close to the Slovenian coast, from where the Lipizzaners come, famous horses, white hairs and elegant materials. The Stud farm was founded in 1580 and today it has the same purpose, the cultivation of a horse, but it is also a tourist attraction, because it offers a tour of the stud farm, famous horses, museums, as well as an attraction such as the famous performance “Lipička riding school”, when horses with their jockeys, solemnly dressed, literally dance with music.
The Postojna cave is about 5 km long, open to tourists (otherwise it is about 22 km long) and is one of the most beautiful caves in the world. It can see different underground halls of various colors, and cave decorations of all possible shapes and imposing looks, but what is the most fun is driving a 3.5 km ride to the inside of the cave. In the cave you can see the famous human fish. The price is a little higher, about 20 euros for a tour (with a guide) of 90 minutes, but it’s really worth every cent.
The Predjama Castle is 9 km from Postojna Cave, and is located in the cave with one of its parts, while the rest of the city is sourced from the cave. Today this city is a castle museum in which, when you enter, you have the impression that you are in the 12th century, the time it was built.
Kranjska Gora is an attractive place for skiers. There are 20 km of ski slopes and about the same number of ski lifts. In winter, a natural ice rink opens on Jasna Lake. Near the famous Planica ski jump. The town offers restaurants, shops and various events, so it’s not monotonous and boring. If you choose to ski in this part of the Alps, you will not regret it.
Soča i okolina
Soča and its surroundings: The Soča River is one of the coldest and most beautiful rivers in Slovenia. Its length across Slovenia is 95 km (and another 42 km through Italy). Although you can enjoy it, rafting, crossing the zip, or dealing with some other extreme sports, we advise you to visit its surroundings. In the small and interesting town of Bovec, look at the brochures in the tourist info point and decide what attracts you most for a visit. We advise the Tolmin Gorge and the Kozjak Waterfall.
From the town of Kamnik, cabel gondola you will come to the paradise of wooden houses, natural pastures and mountain air. Take the hiking tour to some of the many sights, and then take a seat with the famous mountain, Slovenian dishes – štruklji.
The oldest vines in the world are located in Maribor, on the banks of the Drava River, and for more than four centuries it is resisting natural and other disasters such as wars and fires, and it is also recorded in Ginis’s book of records.
The Vine Vine, also called the “Old Vine,” even now – despite four years of age – is about 50 kilograms of grapes a year, from which small quantities of wines are produced which are not for sale and are drunk only on various occasions.
The old vine museum is in Maribor, with its southern facade growing. This means that this building is even older than four centuries old. The Museum, which was awarded this purpose in 2007, is now the center of wine events in Slovenia, where you can taste and buy high quality wines.
When it comes to coastal bathing sites, Slovenians are happy to recommend the beach of the gravel of Simonov zaliv or the Belvedere in Izola. It was surrounded by walls that were destroyed in the early 19th century when the island was connected to the mainland. Izola is famous for its palace from 1781, the church of St. Maur, the parish church, the street museum, the marina, the Railway Museum, the bicycle trail ..
Portorož is known from the Roman era, as evidenced by archaeological sites of ports and places where it was grown, hunted and sold fish. From 568 he was attacked by Longobrad, German and Slovenian. Thereafter, the settlement of the counts and connections with Venice (Milk), which ruled the Adriatic, occurred. With the arrival of the Venetian authorities, the church of St. Mary from Rozari was built.
By the end of the XIX century, Portoroz was a small fishing village, where solanas worked. Salads are abandoned today, but salinity as well as the wealth of water and faeces have contributed to the development of spa tourism. It is known that Slovenia invested a lot in the development of its spa, so Terme in Slovenia is full of wellness and spa centers, a frequent choice of our spa tourists. Spa tou
rism has been developing since the end of the 19th century when the association Società stabilimento balneare di Pirano was established, ie the Piran spa. This association built the first hotel and swimming pool. Over time, a number of tourist facilities have been built, thanks to which Portoroz has become an important tourist destination for holidays in Slovenia.
There are many motor clubs in Slovenia that you can visit, and you can see the club database in Slovenia >>> HERE