Slovenia Travel Guide

  • The Drava,the old town and the mountains
    The Drava,the old town and the mountains
    by christine.j
  • The Water Tower
    The Water Tower
    by christine.j
  • Skocjan caves - Slovenia
    Skocjan caves - Slovenia
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Ljubljana

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1987,4504,56

Bled

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775,1870,50

Piran

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512,1211,9

Maribor

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375,968,24

Kranjska Gora

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151,391,24

Koper

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138,395,6

Portoroz

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54,99,25

Celje

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152,475,5

Postojna

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140,430,4

Skofja Loka

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218,619,2

Ptuj

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80,235,6

Kranj

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78,216,2

Bovec

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68,233,9

Triglav Nacionalni Park

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135,413,0

Predjama

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60,164,0

Novo Mesto

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18,119,3

Most na Soci

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24,71,1

Nova Gorica

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20,46,0

Izola

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32,82,6

Murska Sobota

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49,89,2

Ribcev Laz

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31,46,0

Bohinjsko Jezero

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13,43,13

Trenta

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20,85,0

Velenje

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30,57,0

Radovljica

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26,101,4

Idrija

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38,53,0

Dovje

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112,335,0

Dobrovnik

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4,7,0

Lipica

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32,166,0

Lasko

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35,65,0

Kropa

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33,76,0

Trzic

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16,24,0

Lendava

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8,27,2

Jesenice

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3,2,0

Turjak

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24,31,0

Tolmin

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13,43,0

Smartno pri Litiji

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9,33,0

Radomlje

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1,5,0

Dolenjske Toplice

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0,80,5

Crni Kal

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3,10,0

Bistra

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15,22,0

Vrhnika

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1,4,0

Strunjan

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0,4,5

Stanjel

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27,63,0

Spodnja Sorica

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7,9,0

Solcava

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7,35,0

Lepena

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11,29,0

Kamnik

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21,47,0

Kamnica

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1,3,0

Julijske Alpe

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10,24,0

Ljubljana

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  • Ljubljana Castle

    4 out of 5 stars

    Ljubljana Things to Do

    Ljubljana Fortress stands on top of a hill and you can see it from many parts of the city. It is possible to walk to the fortress or get there by funicular. We walked. It is not a difficult walk even though you are going uphill and it is well signposted. You can go in the courtyard of the fortress without payment. If you pay you can go inside the...

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  • Grand Hotel Union - Executive

    Ljubljana Hotels

    Located a stone's throw away from Ljubljanica river, the main square & the famous Three Bridges....

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  • Gostilna SOKOL

    4 out of 5 stars

    Ljubljana Restaurants

    I had the pleasure to have a lunch in this restaurant some years ago. I am not sure, but I think it was in 2004. At that time, the service was brilliant with reasonable prices. I liked a lot the service, the food and the ambience inside this well decorated typical house. In 2009 I didn't visit this restaurant, but some friends informed me they...

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Bled

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  • Lake Bled

    5 out of 5 stars

    Bled Things to Do

    You can hire a boat called a pletna to go out to Bled island. We did not; we just viewed it from the shore. Like the castle, the island looks very different when viewed from different sides. When you are right in front of it you can see the stairway leading up to the Church of the Assumption. The stairway dates from 1655.The lovely church dates...

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  • Alp Penzion

    Bled Hotels

    Highly recommended, friendly host, excellent (optional) dinners at the hotel, for example four...

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  • Gostilna Pri Planincu

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bled Restaurants

    I wanted something that was typical Slovenian. The wait staff recommended this spicy beef/lamb patty with soft cheese, a salad, and a beer. It hit the spot. Make sure that you bring an expired license plate to hang on their ceiling.

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Piran

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  • Tartini's square

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Piran Things to Do

    This wide oval square is the center of the city, with the best buildings around it, and with the other attractions at short distance in all directions. Its placed was formerly occupied by the port, but the bad smells that affected town hall, built in 1872, and sanitary reasons, justified that, in 1984, it was filled in, building the large...

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  • Hotel Piran

    Piran Hotels

    Stjenkova ulica 1, Piran, 6330, Slovenia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Restaurant FONTANA

    4 out of 5 stars

    Piran Restaurants

    Our guidebook advised to avoid the overpriced seafood restaurants along the waterfront, plus most of them seemed to be underwater so we asked at our hotel where we could get Slovene or Serbian food and one of the places he recommended was Fontana so we headed out in the rain for dinner there, dodging puddles and one older man in boxer shorts and...

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Maribor

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  • Grajski Trg

    Maribor Things to Do

    Grajski Trg was very close to our hotel. Maribor’s castle is located here – this is more like a big house than a castle. This castle was built in 1555 as a noble residence. In the seventeenth century the castle was renovated in Renaissance style. In the eighteenth century the castle's beautiful baroque staircase was added.We did not go inside, but...

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  • Hotel 365

    Maribor Hotels

    I would go back to Slovenia just to stay here again and visit with Nina and Andrej. I have never...

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  • Lent

    Maribor Things to Do

    The Lent area is located on the banks of the Drava River. Some of it has been restored and some is rather run-down. It is the oldest part of Maribor and used to be the commercial hub of the town due to its proximity to the river. At one end you can find the round Judgement Tower which dates from 1310 and near this is a Minorite Monastery and...

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Kranjska Gora

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  • Beautiful Vrsic Pass Road

    Kranjska Gora Things to Do

    De Vršič-pas with it's height of 1611 meter is the highest Pass of Slovenia. Road 206 goes over the pass towards Bovec. The origin of the road dates back to WW I, when russian warprisoners laid out the military road across the pass. It counts over 50 hair pins.At the pass height Op een hoogte van 1620 meter ligt de berghut Tičarjev a Dom....

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  • Hotel Miklic

    Kranjska Gora Hotels

    Anyone who is going to Kranjska Gora has to book and stay here! You pay about 35 Euros per night,...

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  • Besna Pehta Summer Toboggan Run Kransjka...

    Kranjska Gora Things to Do

    The toboggan run is 1,500 meters long and can go very fast. So be aware and break at the proper places.rive alone or together with your child. You go up in a chairlift and then the fun starts. There is also a trail to come down with your mountainbike. So this is more or less an adventure park.

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Koper

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  • By bus.

    Koper Transportation

    There are several buses that operate from Portorose or Piran to Koper every day. There is a bus stop not very far from the town center; ask the driver where you should stop.The bus terminal is a large bus station. It is some 1 km from the town center. Thus I' d suggest to take a bus to the center of Koper from there. This station has a vending...

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  • Casino Hotel Carnevale

    Koper Hotels

    Spodnje Skofije 259, Koper, 6281, Slovenia

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Families

  • Titov trg.

    Koper Favorites

    Titov trg is the main square in Koper. It is bordered by several buildings. Here you can visit the Cathedral of the Assumption. It was rebuilt in the XVIII century and is dedicated to Saint Nazarius; Koper's patron saint. Beside the church there is the a belltower that was originally separated from the church. They say it is a good lookout...

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Portoroz

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  • Good restaurant

    Portoroz Restaurants

    A restaurant by the beach (also with its private beach) was chosen because it had on display four menu types two of them matching exactly the kind of dinner that we both wanted.We were not disappointed. The food was great, well served, the ambiance was perfect, and the gentle service ended retributing the small tip that we gave with... a grappa.A...

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  • Hotel Kempinski Palace Portoroz

    Portoroz Hotels

    Obala 45, Portoroz, 6320, Slovenia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

  • Palace Hotel

    Portoroz Things to Do

    The most outstanding building in Portoroz is... a hotel. So interesting, that I had to read about it. It is now a modern hotel built recently (opened in 2008) but that, for historic reasons kept the former facade (and that's its visual power). The original was built in 1910 to serve the high dignitaries of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. From 1983 to...

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Celje

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  • Celje Theatre

    Celje Things to Do

    The Celje Theatre is quite an interesting building with a sculpture of the Greek masks of comedy and tragedy on its facade. The theatre was constructed in 1824. In 1950 it became the Slovene People’s Theatre. It currently stages around six new productions a year. The sculpture of War and Peace is in a little park nearby.

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  • Hotel Evropa

    Celje Hotels

    Krekov trg 4, Celje, SI-3000, Slovenia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • The People’s Savings and Loans Bank

    Celje Things to Do

    This bank was designed by famous Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik during the inter-war years.The building is three floors high with a fancy colonnaded facade. It is located on Stanetova and Vodnikova Streets.The bank is next to a rather fancy cinema called the Cinema Metropol. The Cinema Metropol was established in 1936 in a building also...

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Postojna

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  • Train

    Postojna Favorites

    The most interesting point in the caves is the ride by train. It is a narrow and light equipment,making you feel like in a natural luna park. your head will pass at a few centimeters from the rocks, here and there cut to allow the passage and prevent accidents. The speed is a compromise between emotion and time to quickly appreciate some...

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  • Hotel & Hostel Sport

    Postojna Hotels

    If you feel it is necessary to stay in Postojna (which I don’t feel that it is! All can be seen and...

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  • The caves

    Postojna Things to Do

    They are so big that only 25% is visitable, in an extension of 5 Km. From those, 4 Km are made by train, only 1 Km walking along the deepest part of the visitable area.That's the uncommon detail, and I must confess that, having seen many caves (in Portugal, Spain, China and more) I was not impressed by their beauty. The train speed didn't allow a...

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Skofja Loka

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  • Mestni Trg

    Skofja Loka Things to Do

    Mestni Trg is the main square in Skofja Loka. It is where you will find the town hall, a fountain, a and some of Skofja Loka’s painted houses. Most of the buildings on this square were constructed in the early and mid sixteenth century. They were built to replace previous buildings destroyed by a powerful earthquake in 1511. Homan House is located...

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  • Hotel Garni Paleta

    Skofja Loka Hotels

    Kapucinski trg 17, Skofja Loka, 4220, Slovenia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Shop Signs.

    Skofja Loka Favorites

    Everywhere we went this summer I loved the wonderful shop signs. These are some of my favourites from Skofja Loka.

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Ptuj

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  • The Minorite Monastery

    Ptuj Things to Do

    The Minorite Monastery church contained relics and statues from an earlier version of the church that was destroyed by bombs in 1945.

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  • Hotel Mitra

    Ptuj Hotels

    In the centre of old town, near all turistic sights. Very peaceful.

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  • Minoritski Trg

    Ptuj Things to Do

    Minoritski Square has a pillar to St Mary in its centre. This was erected to celebrate a victory over the Turks in 1664.Near the column stands the Minorite Monastery. This was established in the thirteenth century. The facade of this building is very ornate. We were able to visit inside the monastery church. I particularly liked the statues and...

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Kranj

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  • The Church of the Holy Rosary

    Kranj Things to Do

    The Church of the Holy Rosary is a beautiful looking building. It was built at the beginning of the 16th century as a place of worship for Kranj's Protestants. This church was restored in the 17th century and completely renovated again in the 1890s. The church is next to a colonnade designed by Plečnik and a pretty fountain topped by a...

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  • Hotel Kokra

    Kranj Hotels

    Predoslje 39, Kranj, 4000, si

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Khislstein Castle

    Kranj Things to Do

    The castle in Kranj’s town centre is called Khislstein Castle. It is now a museum. We did not go inside. Kranj’s castle like many Slovenian castles is more like a big house than a castle. The lower parts of Kranj's castle are an integral part of Kranj's defensive walls. Khislstein Castle takes its name from its 16th-century owner Janez Khisl.In the...

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Bovec

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  • Family Rafting Trip on Soca river

    Bovec Things to Do

    I was in Slovenia, in Bovec with my sister and her family. She has 2 kids, one is 6 the other is 9 years old. We were looking for a family friendly program but something more adventurous than a walking. Finally we booked a Family rafting trip to the Soca river, other families were recommended us this company.The trip was fantastic! The team was...

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  • Hotel Mangart

    Bovec Hotels

    Mala vas 107, Bovec, 5230, Slovenia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • SOCA GORGES AT KREŠOVEC

    Bovec Things to Do

    Bovec basin was a glacially-formed lake during the last Ice Age. There are several spectacular gorges found in the area along various streams which resulted from a rapid – in geologic terms – subsidence of the Bovec basin. Here, just east of Bovec and the hamlet of Kal-Koritnica off the road to Vršic Pass is the 150 meter long gorge of Kršovec. The...

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Triglav Nacionalni Park

  • Know where you are going

    Triglav Nacionalni Park Warnings and Dangers

    Review the map before the trip and during the trip. Keep your bearings so you don't get lost. There are some trail signs and look for the red and white circles that mark the trail.

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  • POCAR FARMHOUSE

    Triglav Nacionalni Park Off The Beaten Path

    Lying about 10 km south of Mojstrana in the NE area of the park, is the Radovna Valley. Here, where the Kot and Krma valleys end there journeys out from the highest peaks of the Julians, are the beautiful meadows of the Radovna. Mountains spire above on all sides. People have lived here since at least 1609. One family, the Pocars, were one of the 6...

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  • VRSIC PASS

    Triglav Nacionalni Park Things to Do

    See my entry for this splendid alpine area in the Slovenia pages. This is the highest pass in the park - also in Slovenia - at 1611 meters. Prisank towers above to the east and the Mala Mojstrovka to the west. A fairly easy trail takes you atop the latter while the former is a more formidable undertaking.The road was built - by Russian POW's - to...

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Predjama

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  • Predjama Castle

    Predjama Favorites

    Behind the castle there is an extensive system of underground passageways with various hidden exits and a supply of running water.When strolling around the castle, do not try to explore its underground world, unless you have an expert local guide, its a kind of spooky and dangerous. This is the main entrance to the castle.

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  • Predjama Castle

    Predjama Favorites

    The current building dates from the end of the 16th centiry. For centiries bandits and robber baronshid themselves in the castle, its underground passageway and in the immense forest which surrounding the castle area.See this ancient arms in front of the castle, served ones for destruction of the walls.

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  • The Church of Mater Dolorosa

    Predjama Off The Beaten Path

    This is the look of the front side of the chapel, very simple but beautiful.Unfortunately, the chapel is in pretty bad conditions, in particularly the pillars in front of the main entrance. At the time I've visited it, the church was closed, however, looking from the window the interior looks very interesting.I sincerely hope it will be renovated...

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Vacationers who arrange a Slovenia travel itinerary will have to plan carefully if they want to experience the best of all it offers. You can go white-water rafting on the rapids of the Soca River,...