TOP 10 PLACES TO VISIT IN SLOVENIA
If you are planning to spend your holidays in Slovenia this is a site for you. In a country that offers something for everyone, we will help you pick the must-see places. Explore cultural city centers like Ljubljana, Predjama castle and Piran. Experience the breathtaking nature of Soča valley, Logarska valley and lake Bled and get a kick out of various sports activities that the nature offers. For a culinary trip visit Goriška brda and Žalec and if you are looking for the unique experience Postojna cave and Lipica stud farm are the sites for you. This and more can be explored in this small European country. We are offering you a list of things to do in Slovenia.
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The capital of Slovenia is a must-see in every season. Funicular up to the Ljubljana castle for the amazing view of the Ljubljana city center with its beautiful streets, fountains, and parks. Experience Ljubljana's stunning urban architecture on foot or rent a bike and ride to the beautiful Tivoli Park. You can take a boat and ride under Ljubljana's iconic bridges Triple Bridge and Dragon Bridge. For art and music lovers, the Slovenian capital offers a variety of possibilities. Visit the National Gallery, the Museum of Modern art or make fancy plans for the evening and visit the Ljubljana Opera house. For the full day trip of Ljubljana try Incredible Ljubljana trip.
Lake Bled is one of the most visited lakes in Slovenia which attracts tourists in every season. Take a walk around the lake or enjoy the beautiful view on one of the lake's beaches. In summer take a swim, rent a boat, or take a pletna boat to ride to the Slovenian island. While on the island don't forget to ring the wishing bell. In the summertime, we recommend you to arrive at Bled early in the morning. By doing so you avoid the crowds and can enjoy some peace and quiet. While at Bled make sure you stop at Bled Castle and visit the Vintgar Gorge. To experience Bled region to the fullest you can combine Bled and Vintgar Gorge.
A 45 min ride from Ljubljana there is another must-see Slovenian attraction. Traveling with kids or alone, a day trip to Postojna cave is a must. The cave is open throughout the whole year so you can experience the underground world in every season. Explore the Karst world in an hour and a half long tour of the cave. The Postojna cave offers a unique experience of riding the underground train to the depths of the cave. Enjoy the magnificent view of the Postojna cave and don’t forget to stop to meet the baby dragon, the mysterious creature of the underground world.
Located just a few kilometers from Postojna cave there is a one-of-a-kind medieval castle called Predjama castle which means the castle in front of the cave. Known as the largest cave castle in the world attracts tourist from all over the world. Find out about the Slovenian medieval legend Erazem of Predjama, learn about the daily life of the knights in medieval times, take a tour of the castle, and pay a visit to the second-longest cave in Slovenia situated below the famous Predjama castle. For the full day experience try Postojna cave and Predjama castle trip.
The number one outdoor tourist destination in Slovenia offers a variety of activities even for the most demanding. Unspoiled nature, stunning scenery, adventure, and sports activities will keep you occupied. Take a hike in the Soča valley, discover mountain bike trails, or pay a visit to the mesmerizing crystal-clear river Soča if you are looking for some water adrenalin adventure. Enjoy the river while kayaking, canoeing, or canyoning, and for a family adventure day try rafting on the Soča river. Fishing enthusiasts pick up a fishing pass and spend a day fly- fishing surrounded by breath-taking nature.
Slovenija offers quite a number of breath-taking nature sites. Logarska valley is perfect for a quiet day in nature. A protected landscape park is excellent for sports lovers or a relaxing family day trip. Enjoy hiking and cycling throughout the valley or try out climbing and mountaineering at the nearby mountains. A stunning view of the Logarska valley will not leave you indifferently. Visit the small but gorgeous Rinka fall and if you are visiting in the summer months, make sure you stop at the Snežna cave situated on the mountain Raduha at the 1530m of sea level.
Take a day trip to Savinjska valley known also as the Land of Green Gold. A land rich in beer crafting history offers to try local beer on the first beer fountain in the world. If you are visiting in summer, make sure to take a panoramic ride through the valley and enjoy the view of the Hops plantations. If you are interested in beer production, you can pay a visit to one of the local beer craftsmanship or learn about the history of making beer in Eco Museum of Hop- Growing and Brewing Industry in Slovenia.
If you loved the idea of visiting the local beer brewery, you will for sure enjoy the vinery landscape of Goriška Brda. The Slovenian Tuscany offers breath-taking views of the vineyards and for an even better view make sure to visit the lookout tower with 23m of height. For the best experience stop at the local wine cellars, try out the best of Slovenian wines, and relax at one of the local tourist farms. The Goriška Brda is perfect for those who like culinary and are looking to rest and relax in the beautiful landscape.
LIPICA STUD FARM
Visit the homeland of more than 300 Lipizzan horses at the Lipica stud farm at lovely Karst region. Learn about the white breed horses with more than half a century rich history. Meet and bond with the horses or enjoy the show of the unique breed by Lipica riding school. The stud farm offers stable and museum tours or you can take part in trail riding across the Lipica stud farm estate. For culinary lovers, Lipica offers a variety of possibilities to try out the local food and beverages.
Looking to spend a day at the seaside while still exploring the charming cities of Slovenia? Take a day trip to the medieval town of Piran. Once under Venetian rule, the town offers quite a different architecture from the one you can see in the capital city. Take a stroll down the city center and discover the history of one of the oldest Slovenian cities. Stop at the Tartini square or explore the old city wall which offers beautiful views of the city and the coast. For a full day experience and amazing one day trip we recommend you to combine Postojna, Lipica and Piran.