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Slovenia Travel Wiki

Easy travel guide
Find general travel information, guides and “good to know”. Find the cheapest flights and best hotels offers in one click multi search engine - just click a city and discover the best of the country.

Travel to Slovenia

Slovenia has been described as a place where all your dreams can come true, yet very few people actually make their way over to this small country in central Europe. Don’t wait too long to plan your trip here if you wish to experience what is being offered in an authentic way. Carnivals, dragons, and plenty of romance are bringing more people into Slovenia every year to chase their own dreams.

Dragons Are More Than Just Creatures

You’ll find many monuments dedicated to dragons in Slovenia as they represent paganism. Sometimes there are saints slaying these dragons, representing good triumphing over evil. In communities like Ptuj, you’ll also find dragons being part of local annual festivals and widely celebrated. Postojna even offers cave-dwelling amphibians that are locally called “baby dragons.”

Lake Bled Offers a Startling Vista

You cannot miss the emerald waters of Lake Bled that gently caress a central island. Located in the Julian Alps, a tall Romanesque castle stands tall and proud against the skyline. Rent a boat to visit the castle or just swim there in the summer thanks to the thermal springs that fuel the lake. Legend says that husbands can guarantee a happy marriage if they carry their partner up all 99 steps. Even in winter, however, the dusting of snow makes for a sight not soon forgotten.

Lace, Quicksilver, and Drama

Slovenia also has a strong literary foundation, brought to life in cities like Skofja that have embraced their medieval roots. Mercury mines brought many communities here great wealth over the years and that wealth has translated into protection through placement on the UNESCO World Heritage lists. Visit Idrija and you can even try crafting your own lace if you wish.

Slovenia offers iconic sites, incredible experiences, and rustic nostalgia that are fused together into one terrific holiday experience. Everyone should see Serbia at least once in their lives. Make this year be the year that you get to see it.

City Guides

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Bled Travel Wiki Travel to Bled Bled is located at the foot of the Karawanks mountains near the border with Austria, about 50 km from the capital Ljubljana. It is one of Slovenias most popular tourist destinations, attracting many visitors from Slovenia and abroad. Bled is a small town but with so much to offer. The Bled Castle is something to see with its ancient architecture and historical nature. The walking trail with a view of the waterfall and points of interest...


Izola Travel Wiki Travel to Izola Izola provides certain expectations. You know there will be beautiful boutiques in the Medieval Old Town. There is a certain rural charm in watching workers salt pan as the hues of a sunrise begin to fade into blue. You’ll find unmatched beauty in the various caves and coves that dot the region. And that is just the beginning of your journey when Izola is your next holiday destination. In the city, you’ll find markets, museums, and galleries...


Koper Travel Wiki Travel to Koper The Port of Koper was first established during the Roman Empire. It has long played an important role in the development of the region and its beauty has attracted visitors for more than 2,000 years. It is a popular destination for weekend cruises, but its Old Town is worth a holiday visit no matter how you get there. In the 13th century, Koper voluntarily joined with Venice and the influence on the architecture of the city...

Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia

Ljubljana Travel Wiki Travel to Ljubljana The only way to accurately describe Ljubljana is that it is a masterpiece of Slovenia. This community is located right in the middle of the ancient trading route between the Adriatic and the Danube, making it a hub for trade and wealth. It used to be the capital of Carniola when the region was part of Austria-Hungary and today serves as a leading center of science and industry. The cityscape is spectacular and the opportunities to...


Maribor Travel Wiki Travel to Maribor Lovely Maribor provides visitors with a chance to embrace local culture and history while creating a relaxing holiday experience. It is a city that is known for its culinary prowess, with local dishes featuring mushroom soup, cheese dumplings, and apple strudel. You’ll also find yourself in the heart of Slovenian wine culture during your stay. It’s a culture that dates back several centuries, maintained over the course of several different governmental structures. The Zametovka grapevine is...


Piran Travel Wiki Travel to Piran As the morning sun glistens on the red rooftops of Piran, the panorama feels like the closest thing to heaven that can be achieved on our planet. Filled with narrow streets and compact houses, this community has pre-Roman era foundations that make it a wonderful place to visit at any time of year. Here are some of the things you'll find as you begin to explore. Tartini Square It's the heart of Piran and you'll find many...


Portoroz Travel Wiki Travel to Portoroz This beautiful seaside resort in Slovenia is one of the best that you can find on the Adriatic Sea. Since the 19th century, it has been a place where everyone in the region has come to find a way to relax. The first casino was established in Portoroz in 1913 and the culture of relaxation and fun began to develop afterward. Portoroz has an extensive waterfront to explore. You’ll find the resorts offer beautiful stretches of...


Strunjan Travel Wiki Travel to Strunjan The landscapes and vistas of Strunjan are unmistakable. With cliffs stretching up 80m to the sky from the sea, it is a brilliant combination of colors that makes for a relaxing experience. 4km of coastline along the peninsula of Strunjan have been designated as a nature reserve, with more than 160 hectares of park to explore. If you wish, the coastline offers a developed trail that allows you to walk from Strunjan to Piran, connecting the...

Travel resources

Below you can find usefull travel resources for your visit to the country

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Biggest City Slovenia

Facts about Slovenia, Biggest city What are the name of the biggest city Slovenia, and how big are city by population. Easy overview of the informations in the sortable table below. Please note that the informations comes from various sources,if you are using the informations professional you should get confirmation that the figures are actual. Last update august 2017

Money Slovenia, Local Currency, Euro

Money in Slovenia (notes and coins) Slovenias legal tender is called Euro (EUR). 1 Euro = 100 cent. Coins in circulation: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cent €1 and €2 Notes in circulation: €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200 and €500. European Central Bank

National Tourist Information Slovenia

Traveladvisor in Slovenia: Are you going on a vacation you can get lots of free and professional help, traveladvice and information from the National Tourism Organisation. Discover the country and the cities getting the most out of your vacation with the professional help from the people who knows their country and their culture the best. Slovenia Tourism Authority Slovenian Tourist Board Dimičeva 13 1000 Ljubljana SloveniaTel: +386 1 589 85 50WEBSITE FACEBOOK TWITTER YOUTUBE GOOGLE+ FLICKR PINTEREST INSTAGRAM Best of Slovenia Slovenia is a proud central European state, with a rich history, vibrant cultural...

Slovenia Holidays

Slovenia Public Holidays See the calendars for national Slovenia holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about Slovenia non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.

Official holidays

When are holidays and no working days in the country ?

1 JanuaryNew Year
2 JanuaryNew Year
8 FebruaryPrešeren Day
VariableEaster Sunday
VariableEaster Monday
27 AprilDay of Uprising
1 MayMay Day Holiday
2 MayMay Day Holiday
VariableWhit Sunday
8 JunePrimož Trubar Day
25 JuneStatehood Day
15 AugustAssumption
17 AugustDay of the Prekmurje Slovenes
15 SeptemberDay of Restoration
25 OctoberSovereignty Day
31 OctoberReformation Day
1 NovemberDay (of Remembrance) of the Dead
23 NovemberRudolf Maister Day
25 DecemberChristmas
26 DecemberIndependence and Unity Day

Which are the largest cities ?

Listing of the most important and largest cities in the country

Ljubljana277.554Central Slovenia
Kranj37.223Upper Carniola
Novo Mesto23.275Southeast Slovenia
Trbovlje14.302Central Sava
Kamnik13.685Central Slovenia