The Republic of Slovenia
in Central Europe is bordered by Italy to the west, Austria to the north and Croatia to the south. Slovenia offers a wide variety of natural and cultural activities. Hotel accommodations, vacation rentals, condo rentals and other lodging can be found throughout the country in both urban and rural settings. For winter enthusiasts the country offers downhill skiing, cross country skiing, ski tours in the Sloviean Alps
, hockey, snowboarding and much more. In the warmer months, tourists can engage in rafting, boating, canoeing, fishing, climbing, swimming, diving, sailing, and relaxing on the beach. Vacation rentals and other accommodations are situated near all the outdoor activities. At the northwest portion of the country are the Julian Alps
with the beautiful Lake Bled
and the Soca Valley
as well as Mount Triglav
, the nation’s highest peak. Camping and hiking are popular in this region, and campers can find many campsites with well tended accommodation for tents
The Karst region on the Adriatic coast is planted with olive groves and vineyards, peach and cherry trees. The area is famous for its caves and sinkholes, of which there are over eight thousand. Twenty of these have been adapted and opened for tourists. The Karst Plateau
has two of the country’s best known caves, the Postojna Cave
with more than 28 million visitors to date, and the UNESCO
listed Skocjan Caves.
horse originated in Slovenia, in the village of Lipica
; where the stud farm was established in 1580. Today the town is a popular tourist center where visitors can find hotel accommodation, a vacation rental, a condo rental, a riding school, golf course and a casino. The Paradan Ice Cave
in the Trjnovo Forest
near the village of Predmeja
is the most popular tourist spot in the Trjnovo Forest. Slovenia also has fifteen certified natural health resorts offering visitors medical services as well as preventive and alternative programs for health and beauty. Most of the spas and health resorts are situated in eastern Slovenia. Terme Catez
, considered the thermal Riviera, or the Terme Dolnjske Toplice
offers a modern wellness center. These are two examples of the centuries of tradition and experience Slovenia has in thermal baths, and are some of the best known of Sloviean tourist destinations.
is the capital of Slovenia and boasts both Baroque
influenced architecture. Here visitors can enjoy fine restaurants offering both local fare and international cuisine. Shopping, art galleries, souvenir and gift shops abound. At night head leave your vacation rental and head to one of the many nightclubs, bars and discos, and enjoy the vibrant and colourful nightlife. One of the main tourist attractions Slovenia has to offer is gambling. Slovenia has the highest percentage of casinos per one thousand inhabitants in the EU. The Perla
in Nova Gorica
is the largest casino in the region.
Indoor or outdoor, urban or rural, mountain or coast, Slovenia
is a fabulous tourist destination just waiting for you!
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