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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 A-Z

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 are located in Vintgar Gorge. This area is just beautiful 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 that will let you...

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 still remains. Tito Square...
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Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia

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 explore are even more...

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 an excellent example of this...

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How is the weather in Slovenia ?

Ljubljana
broken clouds
15.6 ° C
18.3 °
12.8 °
77 %
1kmh
75 %
Sun
19 °
Mon
15 °
Tue
14 °
Wed
20 °
Thu
23 °

When is public holidays in Slovenia ?

Below you can see a list of the public holidays / no working days.

DateEnglish
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
Slovenia

What is the largest city in Slovenia ?

Below you can see a sortable list of the largest cities in the country

NamePop.State
Ljubljana277.554Central Slovenia
Maribor95.586Drava
Celje37.628Savinja
Kranj37.223Upper Carniola
Koper25.775Coastal–Karst
Velenje25.329Savinja
Novo Mesto23.275Southeast Slovenia
Ptuj17.870Drava
Trbovlje14.302Central Sava
Kamnik13.685Central Slovenia

What is the capital of Slovenia

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Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia

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 explore are even more...