Exploring Tourism in Slovenia
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Slovenia Popular Places to Visit


Don’t miss out on the picturesque landscape surrounding Otočec Castle, the only castle situated on a rivet islet in Slovenia. The magnificent castle park was most likely formed at the turn of the 18th into the 19th century. It displays numerous autochthonous tree species, such as black alder, white willow, black poplar, as well as some examples of exotic tree


Žužemberk spreads over both banks of the Krka River in whose valley you can admire both genuine nature and numerous cultural and historical monuments. In the valley of castles the most recognizable one is Žužemberk Castle – it will embrace you in an unforgettable way especially in the summer during the Market Town Days when it will carry you back


Venture into the cradle of woodenware and pottery with the famous annual Ribnica fair. This area is the highest part of the region with peaks reaching more than 1200m in height and with high-altitude settlements. The forests of this region are home to the brown bear, wolf and lynx.


Jezersko is a picturesque valley, surrounded from the east by high summits of sixty million years old Kamnik-Savinja Alps and from the west by more than three hundred million years old coral reef; this is the place where in the new Europe the abolished northern border with Austria no longer separates the Slovenes from both sides of the mountains; the

Lake Cerknica

Lake Cerknica is one of the largest intermittent lakes in Europe. It appears every year on the karst polje (plain), caught between the Javorniki hills and the Bloke plateau on one side, and Mount Slivnica on the other. During the dry season, the lake disappears, which enables paddling, fishing, hiking or grass mowing in the same area in just one

Rogaška Slatina

Rogaška Slatina, a world-famous spa-resort with hundreds of years of tradition invites you into the arms of the untouched nature. Discover the healing power of the fountains, a rich offer of health and wellness programmes, enjoy the culinary pleasures and join the cultural spirit.


Planica is not only the ski flying hill and starting point for a trip to the Tamar Valley, but can also be a very interesting family trip in itself. Start from Rateče and explore this picturesque Alpine valley. The two-thousand-metre peaks of Mojstrovka, Travnik, Velika Dnina, the Ponc mountain chain and Jalovec will astonish you, and the mountain hut in the Tamar Valley will make for a pleasant end

Ljubljana Marshes

On the capital’s outskirts rests a remarkable natural and archaeological treasure trove. The swampy area was once home to pile dwellers who built their homes on piles, and it was here archaeologists found the remains of the oldest wooden wheel in the world – 5,200 years old. Today it is home to a plethora of plant and animal species. Plečnik’s

Savinja Valley

The Savinja Valley is known as the valley of hops. The centre of the green-gold valley is Žalec with the hop growing museum and the first beer fountain in Europe. Šempeter, in the Savinja Valley, boasts the Roman Necropolis Archaeological Park, and the vibrant city of Velenje attracts visitors with the remarkable underground Coal Mining Museum of Slovenia, an excellent

Istrian Countryside

Venture into the olive groves and vineyards, visit the many clustered villages atop the region’s many hills. The Istrian countryside is a treasure trove of ethnological, cultural and natural curiosities. Take a journey to Hrastovlje and roam the villages in the Šavrini Hills. To sample homemade wine, olive oil and truffles make your way to the many quaint Istrian villages