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Destination Slovenia Balkans Tour

 Explore Slovenia, with all it’s antiquity and nature. Slovenia as a destination for your holidays is the perfect choice for a round trip in Balkans.

One of the smallest and less famous countries of Europe? Don’t get fooled! Slovenia’s location at one of the Europe’s true geographical, cultural and historical crossroads has blessed the country with a wealth of sights and attractions. Nature has been generous to Slovenia. For those heading back to nature there are numerous natural parks, while Triglav National Park encompasses Slovenia’s most beautiful mountains, the Julian Alps, with the picturesque Lake Bled and the Soča Valley, popular with skiers and hikers. There are over 9,000 karst caves in Slovenia, some of which are considered among the worlds’ most beautiful. The best-known caves are Postojna Cave, with more than 28 million visitors, and the UNESCO-listed Škocjan Caves. There are almost 50 natural parks, which offer wonderful opportunities for the active enjoyment of free time. Green forests cover almost 60% of the Slovenian land. You can learn more about the rich cultural and historic heritage of Slovenia in the many museums, galleries and libraries. In a region that once hosted thousands of castles, tens of them are still preserved. Bled Castle, Ljubljana Castle, Predjama Castle and Celje’s Old Castle are must-sees in any visit to Slovenia. The National Museum, the Museum of Natural History and the Ethnographic Museum in Ljubljana should not be missed either. Love S-love-nia!

 

 

 

  • Ljubljana Slovenia TourLjubljana is the capital of Slovenia. It has no world-famous attractions, which is just great, because you can enjoy the city itself. You don’t have to waste time to go to a specific place, but you can enjoy whatever the city has to offer at you. Here you can enjoy best of both : summer and winter. Whether you visit on summer or winter you can still get the best out of your visit. In the summer on the center of the city there are hosted a lot of sponsored eventes which varies from children workshops and public playgrounds on the streets that get closed for traffic for the occasion, to Trnfest’s off-beat street performances and musical events of all genres. While in autumn this city shows you it’s academic part because it fills by students of university, which is at the same time the largest university of Slovenia. The cold winter days are warmed by a large amount of lights, the new year’s wonderful decoration and by food and drinks stands sold alongside of the river.

  • Bled Lake SloveniaBled is one of the unique cities on the whole Europe.It is the only island on Slovenia with its iconic fairy-tale church wich reaches the top of the tiny rock island just in the middle of Lake Bled. This is a sight that will stay in your memory for a long time. It’s a place for your relaxation, with its sunny alpine air and thermal springs, which can be very good after a day on mountain, playing golf or anything else. This town has existed for a thousand years and its symbol is its charm which makes guests from all around the world to love this city and to wish for a second visit.

     

  • Postojna Cave Slovenia TourThere might be a lot of caves on Slovenia, but the best of the best are Postojna caves, which are also the most famous caves on Slovenia. They are a nature wonder with an amazing sight. It’s only half hour drive from the capital. You can get there by a really cool train which will take you through the attraction. You can see many different caves and limestone formations, alond the unique human fish. But beaware the temperature stays almost the same through the whole year, so make sure to bring your jackets, if you’re visiting during the summer.

     

     

  • Julian AlpsThe Julian Alps are part of the only national park in Slovenia. Lying between Sava and Soca rivers is Triglav National Park. If you enjoy outdoors than this place is for you. There are a large number of activities you can do there like hiking, swimming etc. There are a lot of beautiful sights including an amount of Fjords, suspension bridges and World War I historic sites. The scenery is stunningly beautiful and almost untouched. The Soca river is something to see : unlike most of the rivers its water is turquoise, amazingly wonderful. This is a unique experience especially if you’re into adventures because you can try getting to the top of the mountains.

     

     

 

  • General Information

    Surface area: 20,273 km2

    Time zone: GMT + 1, GMT + 2 (during summer)

    Population: Over 2,000,000

    Capital: Ljubljana

    Coast line: 47 km

    Climate: Mostly influenced by Mediterranean climate and Alpine and sub-Alpine inlands

    Religions: Mostly Roman Catholic

    Official language and alphabet: Slovenian language

    Political system: Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Republic

    Monetary unit: EURO

    International telephone code: +386

    Pets: Allowed, is better to have a vaccination record and veterinary certificate.

    Customs formalities: Expensive professional and technical equipment should be declared at the border crossing.

    Traveling documents: To enter Slovenia you need a valid passport depending on international agreement between the countries.

    Visa: If required, please check with the nearest Slovenian Consulate or Embassy

    Currency: Foreign currency can be changed at Banks, Exchange Offices, Post Offices, Tourist agencies, hotels etc. All major cards (American Express, Visa, Euro/MasterCard, Diners) are accepted for a wide range of services.

    Medical services: Medical care for foreigners can be provided at hospitals and clinics in all major cities in Slovenia.

    Drivers: Valid documents for themselves and for the vehicle, as well as the green insurance card.

    Rent-a-Car & Taxi: Cars and Taxi can be rented at the airport, in towns and in all major tourist centers.

    Postal services: Postage stamps are sold at post offices, hotel receptions and newspaper stands. FedEx, EMS and DHL air-express carrier services are also available. For international calls, besides using hotel and post office services, phone cards (for sale in all post offices) are used in all public phone booths.

  • Top Ten facts about Slovenia

    Fact #1

    Slovenia is among the most biologically diverse countries in the world? Slovenia accounts for less than 0.004% of the Earth’s surface but is home to more than 1% of all living creatures and 2% of terrestrial creatures. A total of 24,000 animal species.

    Fact #2

    Slovenia is the third most forested country in Europe? Almost 60% of its territory is covered by forest. In recent decades, the proportion of forest has been increasing, since every year we plant over 1,200,000 trees.

    Fact #3

    The major industries are ferrous metallurgy and aluminum products, lead and zinc smelting, truck and electronics. Agriculture is mainly potatoes, hosp, sugar beets, wheat and cattle.

    Fact #4

    Slovenia is a land of numerous small castles. The most famous ones are in Ptuj, Pdsreda, Ljubljana, Bled, Celji, Velenje & Brezice.

    Fact #5

    Slovenia is home to as many as 260 waterfalls, out of which Boka is the highest one.

    Fact #6

    Slovenia is one of the countries with the largest number of religious buildings per capita in Europe? There are almost 3,000 churches, chapels and religious monuments around Slovenia.

    Fact #7

    Slovenia has the tallest cliff on the Adriatic coast? In the Strunjan Peninsula, an almost vertical flysch wall rises up from the sea to a height of 80 metres.

    Fact #8

    In Slovenia you can see the traces of real dinosaurs. Traces from the early Triassic, probably around 200 million years old, can be seen on Zalarjev Vrh near Idrija.

    Fact #9

    In Slovenia you can see the traces of real dinosaurs. Traces from the early Triassic, probably around 200 million years old, can be seen on Zalarjev Vrh near Idrija.

    Fact #10

    The tallest industrial chimney in Europe is in Slovenia. This accolade goes to the chimney of the power station in Trbovlje, which is 362 metres high. It was built to this great height in an attempt to prevent pollution of the lower atmosphere.

  • Top Ten famous Slovenian people

    Louis AdamicLouis Adamic, Front, 1937

     

    Dimitrij Rupel

    02.Dimitrij Rupel

    Silvo Plut

    03.Silvo Plut

    Katarina Cas

    04.Katarina Cas

    Sanja Grohar

    05.Sanja Grohar

    Petra Majdič

    06.Petra Majdič

    Teja Gregorin

    07.Teja Gregorin

    Danilo Türk

    08.Danilo Türk

    Hermann A. Haus

    09.Hermann A. Haus

    Slavko Avsenik

    10.Slavko Avsenik

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