Getting to know Slovenia


Slovenia lies in the heart of Europe, where the Alps meet the Mediterranean and the Pannonian Plain meets the Karst. This small green country measures 20,273 km2 in area, and is home to sincere, hospitable people of great diligence.
Slovenia is a land of greenery, which offers great opportunities for activity holidays. Its high-quality accommodation guarantees a comfortable stay. It is perfect for a summer holiday, a winter break or a weekend away.

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Slovenian regions

Slovenia’s landscape is exceptionally diverse. To make it even easier for you to select which part of Slovenia to visit and what to do there, we have divided the country into twelve identifiable regions, and within them you can find out more about individual locations.

The Gorenjska region
The Goriška region - Emerald Route
The Coast and the Karst region
Central Slovenia
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Maribor, as the capital of Štajerska, is the second largest city in the country. At the same time Maribor is pleasantly small and set in the wonderful natural surroundings of Pohorje on the one side and wine growing hills on the other, with the river Drava wending its way through it. With its diversity and quality offers, surrender to the best that can be offered in one of Slovenia's key tourist destinations!
Slovenia is green


Slovenia is a country with wonderfully unspoilt nature valued by its inhabitants and tourists alike. The natural features represent the precondition for developing green, responsible tourism.

With around 60% of its surface covered in forest, Slovenia is the second most forested country in Europe
A fifth of Slovenia's coastline is protected area
Its more than 22,000 animals and plant species rank Slovenia among the most nature-wealthy countries in Europe
Drinking water in Slovenia is among the purest in Europe and even in the world
In this country, virgin forest can be found just 60 kilometers from the capital city, Ljubljana

Did you know...?


... that Slovenia has one of the largest brown bear populations in Europe? Between 500 and 700 bears, it is believed.

... that the geographical and climatic variety and diversity of Slovenia mean that in a single day you can pick autumn fruits in the morning, bathe in the Adriatic in the afternoon, and go night skiing in the evening?

... that 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.

... that 216 km² of Slovenia is covered by vineyards?

... that some scenes from the film Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian were filmed in the Soca Valley?


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