Highlights in Slovenia

Natural History Museum of Slovenia

The home of incredible collections from the natural world as well as findings from the prehictoric times

Bovec

The famous adrenaline capital of Slovenia and the heart of Soča Valley

Lower Carniola (Dolenjska) Region

Region of history and beautful rolling green hills with castles, rustic villages and historic towns

Logar Valley

One of the most scenic Alpine glacial valleys in Slovenia

Idrija

A UNESCO protected town due to its mercury and lace making heritage

The National Gallery of Slovenia

A perfect place to get to know Slovenian fine arts and art history

Plečnik House

The home of the most famous Slovenian architect, Jože Plečnik presented as it was during his life

City Museum of Ljubljana

Discover Ljubljana's cultural heritage from prehistoric to modern times

Holy Trinity Church in Hrastovlje

A timeless historical church with world-renowned gothic frescoes of the dance macabre

Lake Cerknica

One of the largest intermittent lakes in Europe appears and disappears every year on the karst plain.

Jamnik

One of the most photographed spots in Slovenia with stunning views of the Ljubljana basin and the surrounding Alpine ranges.

Zajamniki

Scenic Slovenian village popular with hikers and mountain bikers in the heart of the Julian Alps.

Velika Planina

A popular hiking spot near Ljubljana with an authentic shepherd's village and traditional cow herding pastures.

Koper

Slovenia's main port and cruise stop with a medieval town center influenced by Venetian architecture.

Lipica

The historic cradle of the world-renowned white Lipizzaner horses and a perfect spot to meet these incredible creatures up close.

Drežnica

A scenic village near the town of Kobarid boasts some of the most scenic views of the Julian Alps that surround it.

Karawanks

One of the three Alpine ranges in Slovenia and one of the longest in Europe

Kamnik-Savinja Alps

Varied landscapes, scenic valley and a true haven for hikers, mountain biking, road cycling and other outdoor enthusiasts.

Julian Alps

Slovenia's most famous mountain range with the only national park and the highest peak in the country.

Golovec trails

Excellent MTB trails located in a wild forest that streches almost from the city center to the outskirts of the capital city of Slovenia.

Krvavec

A popular ski and winter resort located in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps near Slovenia's capital city Ljubljana.

Triglav Lakes Valley

A spectacular valley located in the heart of the Julian Alps, known as the Valley of the Seven Lakes, streches right below Mount Triglav.

Franja Partisan Hospital

A symbol of the resistance and one of Slovenia’s most iconic WWII cultural and historic heritage sites.

Kozjak Waterfall

One of the most instagramable waterfalls in Slovenia located in the Soča Valley near Kobarid.

Kobarid

A historic town in the Soča Valley with amazing natural and WWI heritage made world-famous by Hemingway.

Tolmin Gorges

Mysterious river gorges with moss-covered stones are one of the most popular spots in lower Soča Valley inside Triglav National Park.

Brežice

A quaint town in eastern Slovenia in the Lower Sava Valley full of history, thermal waters, and good food and wine.

Novo mesto

A lovely capital of Slovenia’s Dolenjska region with its old town center sitting on a bend of Krka River.

Martuljek Falls

Two spectacular waterfalls to hike near Kranjska Gora which are nested just below the imposing Mount Špik.

Lacs de Fusine or Belopeški jezeri

Two stunning glacial lakes just across the Italian border underneath Mangart, one of the highest mountains in Slovenia.

Kranjska Gora

A charming alpine resort in the northwestern Slovenia, famous for its apres ski atmosphere in the winter and numerous outdoor activities.

Ojstrica or Osojnica hikes

Perfect hiking spots for the best views of Lake Bled, popular with photographers and influencers.

Medieval town of Radovljica

A medieval town close to Lake Bled and a home of the centuries-old Slovenian beekeeping traditions.

Food Tour Bled

A food tour at Lake Bled, where you can taste authentic Slovenian dishes and desserts while learning about Slovenian culinary traditions.

Gorge of Iška River

Rapids, sandbanks, numerous pools and steep rocky banks

Ljubljana Marshes natural reserve

The largest marshland in the country located south of Ljubljana and famous for its archeological excavations.

Maribor

The second largest town in Slovenia in the heart of Styria wine region and the cultural centre of eastern Slovenia.

The oldest grapevine in the world

Guinness Book record holder for the oldest grape vine in the world located in the old town of Maribor.

Ptuj

Officially the oldest town in Slovenia and a cultural centre of Slovenian carnival folklore with a beautiful historic centre.

Styria wine region

The largest winegrowing area in Slovenia, locally known as Štajerska, is the home to the oldest grape vine in the world.

Coastal wine region

The coastal wine region of Slovenia is famous for producing strong, dry wines that linger in one’s memory

Goriška Brda wine region

The most famous wine region in Slovenia with some of the best wines in the world and spectacular vineyard views.

Rustic village of Štanjel

The medieval village of Štanjel is a masterpiece of architecture and a fantastic cultural monument in the Slovenian Karst.

Traditional Slovenian pastry – Potica

A festive traditional pastry, which is the most famous and the most popular Slovenian authentic dessert.

Broken Bones Experience

A unique insight into Ljubljana’s only gin and whisky distillery wrapped up by tasting of gin and their signature cocktails.

Slovenian cuisine

Slovenian culinary delights are is divided into 23 gastronomic regions, each with its assortment of specialties.

Wine tasting in Ljubljana

Wine tasting is performed in a 300-year-old wine cellar and is accompanied by delicious appetizers.

Ljubljana Open Kitchen

Slovenia’s finest eateries from around the country assemble their stalls and offer a spectacular collection of delicacies.

Pokljuka plateau

Pokljuka is a fantastically pretty green plateau, belonging to the largest forested area in Triglav National.

Ljubljanica River

Lined with amazing architecture and lively bars, cafes and restaurants, the banks of the Ljubljanica are the place to be.

Ljubljana Castle

The silent guardian from above, the Ljubljana castle dates back to the 11th century when it was constructed as a medieval fortress.

Ljubljana’s Central market

Open from Monday to Saturday, this colourful open market has been selling fresh local produce since the days of old.

Ljubljana city center

Slovenia’s capital is one of the smallest, but still has all the perks of a modern city and the laidback character of a small town.

Slovenian wines

Slovenian wines are known for their high quality and are praised in high-culinary circles, including many award-winning wines (Decanter).

Vipava Valley wine region

Protected by ridges of Nanos on one side and bordered by wine-growing hills on the other, this region gives birth to top quality wines.

Ziplining

Perfect for experiencing the heights and views without the risk, it is a wonderful activity, especially for the young and adventurous.

White water rafting Soča

Undeniably the best way to experience the Soča River is by traverse down its rapids while enjoying in beautiful emerald river sights.

Road to Mangart Saddle

Mangart, the fourth highest mountain in Slovenia, lords over the western edge of the country and is located right on the border with Italy.

Waterfalls, pools and alpine streams

Julian Alps have water everywhere. Rivers and streams created amazing natural sculptures in the form of valleys, canyons and gorges.

Triglav National Park

Crystal-clear rivers, virgin forests, high mountain ridges, glacial lakes and valleys and much more can be enjoyed in Triglav National Park.

Soča Gorge

The Soča River carved through the limestone to make this spectacular gorge. Very refreshing for hiking and even swimming.

Soča River

Emerald Queen of Slovenian Rivers, the Soča River is an Alpine jewel that carves its way from the Julian Alps down to the Karst.

Russian chapel

A memorial to the Russian POWs who died during the construction of the road to Vršič, located in a peaceful forest.

Vršič Pass

With over 50 hairpin turns and situated at 1600 m above sea level, the Vršič Pass was built by Russian POWs during WWI.

Lake Bohinj

A giant glacial lake straight out of a fairy-tale, Lake Bohinj is a very pristine and popular sports destination.

Vogel mountain

Mount Vogel offers some of the nicest views of the Julian Alps, including Mt. Triglav, and Bohinj Lake.

Mostnica gorge

Mostnica gorge has impressive drops, as visitors don’t actually enter the gorge itself, but look down into its depths.

Savica waterfall

If you’re visiting Lake Bohinj and enjoy peaceful hiking, the Savica waterfall is a mandatory landmark to visit.

Piran

Piran is a superb destination for a day trip and is one of Slovenia’s most popular panoramic photo op spots.

Slovenian Istria and the Mediterranean Coast

Slovenian Istria is the Slovenian coastal region on the Adriatic Sea and a part of the Istrian peninsula located in Slovenia.

Slovenian salt production

Salt production in Slovenia is part of a 700-year-old tradition and famous for its exquisite "fleur de sel".

Škocjan Caves

One of the most spectacular caves to visit in Slovenia is the UNESCO-listed system of Škocjan Caves.

Lake Jasna

Lake Jasna is an idyllic glacial lake located in the stunning embrace of the Julian Alps just outside Kranjska Gora resort town.

Zelenci Nature Reserve

Zelenci, the source of Sava Dolinka River, is an incredibly picturesque area that offers some of the best panoramic views of the mountains.

Planica

Planica is Slovenia’s iconic home of ski jumping. It used to have the largest ski jump in the world and held numerous world records.

Waterfall Peričnik

Located in the gorgeous Vrata Valley, the 52 m high Peričnik waterfall is one of the tallest in Slovenia.

Scenic Alpine valleys

These scenic remote areas of Slovenia’s Alps are home to old traditions which are still kept very much alive.

Kremšnita cream cake

Kremšnita or cream cake is a traditional dessert made of puff pastry, cream and vanilla custard that every visitor to Bled simply must try.

Bled Island

It isn't only one of the main attractions to see in Bled, but probably the whole of Slovenia and home to ancient legends.

Traditional pletna boat

Designed according to the concept of the Venetian gondola, the pletna boat has been around for centuries at Lake Bled.

Bled Castle

Built on an enormous cliff overlooking a stunning glacial lake of the same name 1000 years ago.

Lake Bled

Close to Triglav National Park, the resort town of Bled has been known as a popular tourist destination for centuries.

Vintgar Gorge

Carved amidst splendid vertical walls by the Radovna River, Vintgar Gorge is a wonderful day trip destination.

Slovenian Karst

Part of the massive limestone plateau, the Slovenian Karst is famous for a long list of natural and cultural heritage wonders.

Predjama Castle

No, it’s not a fairy-tale. But it might as well be. If you’ve never seen an ancient castle perched within a giant cliff, now’s your chance.

Postojna Cave

Postojna Cave is a one-of-a-kind natural wonder located in the Karst region of Slovenia and the most visited attraction.

Natural History Museum of Slovenia

The home of incredible collections from the natural world as well as findings from the prehictoric times

Bovec

The famous adrenaline capital of Slovenia and the heart of Soča Valley

Lower Carniola (Dolenjska) Region

Region of history and beautful rolling green hills with castles, rustic villages and historic towns

Logar Valley

One of the most scenic Alpine glacial valleys in Slovenia

Idrija

A UNESCO protected town due to its mercury and lace making heritage

The National Gallery of Slovenia

A perfect place to get to know Slovenian fine arts and art history

Plečnik House

The home of the most famous Slovenian architect, Jože Plečnik presented as it was during his life

City Museum of Ljubljana

Discover Ljubljana's cultural heritage from prehistoric to modern times

Holy Trinity Church in Hrastovlje

A timeless historical church with world-renowned gothic frescoes of the dance macabre

Lake Cerknica

One of the largest intermittent lakes in Europe appears and disappears every year on the karst plain.

Jamnik

One of the most photographed spots in Slovenia with stunning views of the Ljubljana basin and the surrounding Alpine ranges.

Zajamniki

Scenic Slovenian village popular with hikers and mountain bikers in the heart of the Julian Alps.

Velika Planina

A popular hiking spot near Ljubljana with an authentic shepherd's village and traditional cow herding pastures.

Koper

Slovenia's main port and cruise stop with a medieval town center influenced by Venetian architecture.

Lipica

The historic cradle of the world-renowned white Lipizzaner horses and a perfect spot to meet these incredible creatures up close.

Drežnica

A scenic village near the town of Kobarid boasts some of the most scenic views of the Julian Alps that surround it.

Karawanks

One of the three Alpine ranges in Slovenia and one of the longest in Europe

Kamnik-Savinja Alps

Varied landscapes, scenic valley and a true haven for hikers, mountain biking, road cycling and other outdoor enthusiasts.

Julian Alps

Slovenia's most famous mountain range with the only national park and the highest peak in the country.

Golovec trails

Excellent MTB trails located in a wild forest that streches almost from the city center to the outskirts of the capital city of Slovenia.

Krvavec

A popular ski and winter resort located in the Kamnik-Savinja Alps near Slovenia's capital city Ljubljana.

Triglav Lakes Valley

A spectacular valley located in the heart of the Julian Alps, known as the Valley of the Seven Lakes, streches right below Mount Triglav.

Franja Partisan Hospital

A symbol of the resistance and one of Slovenia’s most iconic WWII cultural and historic heritage sites.

Kozjak Waterfall

One of the most instagramable waterfalls in Slovenia located in the Soča Valley near Kobarid.

Kobarid

A historic town in the Soča Valley with amazing natural and WWI heritage made world-famous by Hemingway.

Tolmin Gorges

Mysterious river gorges with moss-covered stones are one of the most popular spots in lower Soča Valley inside Triglav National Park.

Brežice

A quaint town in eastern Slovenia in the Lower Sava Valley full of history, thermal waters, and good food and wine.

Novo mesto

A lovely capital of Slovenia’s Dolenjska region with its old town center sitting on a bend of Krka River.

Martuljek Falls

Two spectacular waterfalls to hike near Kranjska Gora which are nested just below the imposing Mount Špik.

Lacs de Fusine or Belopeški jezeri

Two stunning glacial lakes just across the Italian border underneath Mangart, one of the highest mountains in Slovenia.

Kranjska Gora

A charming alpine resort in the northwestern Slovenia, famous for its apres ski atmosphere in the winter and numerous outdoor activities.

Ojstrica or Osojnica hikes

Perfect hiking spots for the best views of Lake Bled, popular with photographers and influencers.

Medieval town of Radovljica

A medieval town close to Lake Bled and a home of the centuries-old Slovenian beekeeping traditions.

Food Tour Bled

A food tour at Lake Bled, where you can taste authentic Slovenian dishes and desserts while learning about Slovenian culinary traditions.

Gorge of Iška River

Rapids, sandbanks, numerous pools and steep rocky banks

Ljubljana Marshes natural reserve

The largest marshland in the country located south of Ljubljana and famous for its archeological excavations.

Maribor

The second largest town in Slovenia in the heart of Styria wine region and the cultural centre of eastern Slovenia.

The oldest grapevine in the world

Guinness Book record holder for the oldest grape vine in the world located in the old town of Maribor.

Ptuj

Officially the oldest town in Slovenia and a cultural centre of Slovenian carnival folklore with a beautiful historic centre.

Styria wine region

The largest winegrowing area in Slovenia, locally known as Štajerska, is the home to the oldest grape vine in the world.

Coastal wine region

The coastal wine region of Slovenia is famous for producing strong, dry wines that linger in one’s memory

Goriška Brda wine region

The most famous wine region in Slovenia with some of the best wines in the world and spectacular vineyard views.

Rustic village of Štanjel

The medieval village of Štanjel is a masterpiece of architecture and a fantastic cultural monument in the Slovenian Karst.

Traditional Slovenian pastry – Potica

A festive traditional pastry, which is the most famous and the most popular Slovenian authentic dessert.

Broken Bones Experience

A unique insight into Ljubljana’s only gin and whisky distillery wrapped up by tasting of gin and their signature cocktails.

Slovenian cuisine

Slovenian culinary delights are is divided into 23 gastronomic regions, each with its assortment of specialties.

Wine tasting in Ljubljana

Wine tasting is performed in a 300-year-old wine cellar and is accompanied by delicious appetizers.

Ljubljana Open Kitchen

Slovenia’s finest eateries from around the country assemble their stalls and offer a spectacular collection of delicacies.

Pokljuka plateau

Pokljuka is a fantastically pretty green plateau, belonging to the largest forested area in Triglav National.

Ljubljanica River

Lined with amazing architecture and lively bars, cafes and restaurants, the banks of the Ljubljanica are the place to be.

Ljubljana Castle

The silent guardian from above, the Ljubljana castle dates back to the 11th century when it was constructed as a medieval fortress.

Ljubljana’s Central market

Open from Monday to Saturday, this colourful open market has been selling fresh local produce since the days of old.

Ljubljana city center

Slovenia’s capital is one of the smallest, but still has all the perks of a modern city and the laidback character of a small town.

Slovenian wines

Slovenian wines are known for their high quality and are praised in high-culinary circles, including many award-winning wines (Decanter).

Vipava Valley wine region

Protected by ridges of Nanos on one side and bordered by wine-growing hills on the other, this region gives birth to top quality wines.

Ziplining

Perfect for experiencing the heights and views without the risk, it is a wonderful activity, especially for the young and adventurous.

White water rafting Soča

Undeniably the best way to experience the Soča River is by traverse down its rapids while enjoying in beautiful emerald river sights.

Road to Mangart Saddle

Mangart, the fourth highest mountain in Slovenia, lords over the western edge of the country and is located right on the border with Italy.

Waterfalls, pools and alpine streams

Julian Alps have water everywhere. Rivers and streams created amazing natural sculptures in the form of valleys, canyons and gorges.

Triglav National Park

Crystal-clear rivers, virgin forests, high mountain ridges, glacial lakes and valleys and much more can be enjoyed in Triglav National Park.

Soča Gorge

The Soča River carved through the limestone to make this spectacular gorge. Very refreshing for hiking and even swimming.

Soča River

Emerald Queen of Slovenian Rivers, the Soča River is an Alpine jewel that carves its way from the Julian Alps down to the Karst.

Russian chapel

A memorial to the Russian POWs who died during the construction of the road to Vršič, located in a peaceful forest.

Vršič Pass

With over 50 hairpin turns and situated at 1600 m above sea level, the Vršič Pass was built by Russian POWs during WWI.

Lake Bohinj

A giant glacial lake straight out of a fairy-tale, Lake Bohinj is a very pristine and popular sports destination.

Vogel mountain

Mount Vogel offers some of the nicest views of the Julian Alps, including Mt. Triglav, and Bohinj Lake.

Mostnica gorge

Mostnica gorge has impressive drops, as visitors don’t actually enter the gorge itself, but look down into its depths.

Savica waterfall

If you’re visiting Lake Bohinj and enjoy peaceful hiking, the Savica waterfall is a mandatory landmark to visit.

Piran

Piran is a superb destination for a day trip and is one of Slovenia’s most popular panoramic photo op spots.

Slovenian Istria and the Mediterranean Coast

Slovenian Istria is the Slovenian coastal region on the Adriatic Sea and a part of the Istrian peninsula located in Slovenia.

Slovenian salt production

Salt production in Slovenia is part of a 700-year-old tradition and famous for its exquisite "fleur de sel".

Škocjan Caves

One of the most spectacular caves to visit in Slovenia is the UNESCO-listed system of Škocjan Caves.

Lake Jasna

Lake Jasna is an idyllic glacial lake located in the stunning embrace of the Julian Alps just outside Kranjska Gora resort town.

Zelenci Nature Reserve

Zelenci, the source of Sava Dolinka River, is an incredibly picturesque area that offers some of the best panoramic views of the mountains.

Planica

Planica is Slovenia’s iconic home of ski jumping. It used to have the largest ski jump in the world and held numerous world records.

Waterfall Peričnik

Located in the gorgeous Vrata Valley, the 52 m high Peričnik waterfall is one of the tallest in Slovenia.

Scenic Alpine valleys

These scenic remote areas of Slovenia’s Alps are home to old traditions which are still kept very much alive.

Kremšnita cream cake

Kremšnita or cream cake is a traditional dessert made of puff pastry, cream and vanilla custard that every visitor to Bled simply must try.

Bled Island

It isn't only one of the main attractions to see in Bled, but probably the whole of Slovenia and home to ancient legends.

Traditional pletna boat

Designed according to the concept of the Venetian gondola, the pletna boat has been around for centuries at Lake Bled.

Bled Castle

Built on an enormous cliff overlooking a stunning glacial lake of the same name 1000 years ago.

Lake Bled

Close to Triglav National Park, the resort town of Bled has been known as a popular tourist destination for centuries.

Vintgar Gorge

Carved amidst splendid vertical walls by the Radovna River, Vintgar Gorge is a wonderful day trip destination.

Slovenian Karst

Part of the massive limestone plateau, the Slovenian Karst is famous for a long list of natural and cultural heritage wonders.

Predjama Castle

No, it’s not a fairy-tale. But it might as well be. If you’ve never seen an ancient castle perched within a giant cliff, now’s your chance.

Postojna Cave

Postojna Cave is a one-of-a-kind natural wonder located in the Karst region of Slovenia and the most visited attraction.
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