Postojna Cave

Postojna cave is most visited tourist attraction of Slovenia. Although Slovenia is planted with beauty of Karst, Postojna Cave is the greatest pearl.

Among more than 12.000 caves in Slovenia, the Postojna Cave is first one tourists choose to visit. But usually it is not the least one.

Postojna Cave lays next to Postojna town, only 50 kilometers form Slovenia capital – Ljubljana. Near Postojna Cave is Predjama Castle, where every year Erasmus knight tournament has it’s place. Lots of visitors likes to visit nearby Park of military history in Pivka, too.

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Skocjan caves

UNESCO Heritage

Skocjan caves (Škocjanske jame) are protected by UNESCO since 1986. The Skocjan caves are one of the best and most beautiful natural architectural achievements and the best Karst phenomenon in the world.
Slovenia is full of Karst phenomenons, because the Karst covers around two thirds of the country. Skocjan caves are a achievement of the Mother nature that every nation would be proud of, but they are in the shadow of the world known Postojnska cave. They are not as famous, but they are on the UNESCO World heritage list since 1986. Continue reading “Skocjan caves” »

Portoroz

Portorož is the name for elite coastal tourism. The word about how great it is started spreading already in the 13th century, when it started to develop as a SPA tourist destination, it became more elite-centered after 1960, when all the renovations began and all the tourist infrastructure was build.

Elite Coastal Tourism

Portorož is a great coastal destination on the Slovenian coast. It is a part of the Piran municipality and it’s roots started in the roman times. Today you can see a salt warehouse and the Maritime High school, but underneath it were found remains of a small port and a fish farm. Continue reading “Portoroz” »

Slovenia

Slovenia is a young European country in Central Europe. It is a member of the European Union since 1st of May 2004. First settlements were found dating in 6th century and the country got independent after a turbulent history.

The country developed fast through the history and kept pace with the most developed western European countries. It is one of the 30 most developed countries in the world, judging by the Gross domestic product per capita.

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Lipica

Ten thousands of footsteps can be found in Lipica, but this is a place, that is known by horse hoofs.
Lipica is a small place, just outside the town Sežana in the Slovenian littoral. It is a small village with less then 100 inhabitants, but the mare farm is known around the world. Most people see it as a small village lost in the middle of nowhere, but Lipica hosted a number of world known guests, also the British queen Elizabeth II in year 2008.

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Ljubljana – the capital city of Slovenia

Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia. Slovenia is a country with different geographical features, and Ljubljana lies in almost its geographical center.
Ljubljana with its 300.000 inhabitants counts as a smaller European city, but it is visited by a large number of tourists and business people every year. Even more, stars and important persons from culture, sports and politics visit Ljubljana each year, most recently the British queen Elisabeth II.

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Maribor

Maribor is the second biggest town in Slovenia and is the capital of the Styria province.

Maribor is situated between important traffic routes and has used the development of the railroad in the past, so that it developed much faster than the city Ptuj that was bigger and more developed before the railroad was build. Maribor has a great connection with near capitals with the railroad and great highways. Five capitals are more or less on the same distance from Maribor, these are Ljubljana, Zagreb, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Continue reading “Maribor” »

Kranjska Gora

Kranjska Gora is the place to enjoy skiing in the winter, and if skiing is not your thing, Kranjska Gora will still welcome you and your friends.
Kranjska Gora is a small town in the North eastern part of Slovenia, surrounded by high mountains that reach up to 2000 meters above the sea.

The proximity of the Austrian and Italian border makes Kranjska Gora easy accessible from the neighboring countries, and the Highway connections make it easy for you to visit it from the heartlands of Slovenia. It’s located only 85 kilometers from the Slovenian capital, and you can cross the distance in an hour, because you will enjoy the Slovenian Highways almost all the way. Continue reading “Kranjska Gora” »