Empress Maria Theresa wanted them to be white, so they bred them to make them so, but in fact the Lipizzaner horses are born brown or black & turn white later.
Lipica stud farm is home of the world-famous white Lipizzaner horses. The farm has been in operation since 1580.
Pokljuka is a fantastically pretty green plateau, belonging to the largest forested area in Triglav National.
Lined with amazing architecture and lively bars, cafes and restaurants, the banks of the Ljubljanica are the place to be.
The silent guardian from above, the Ljubljana castle dates back to the 11th century when it was constructed as a medieval fortress.
Open from Monday to Saturday, this colourful open market has been selling fresh local produce since the days of old.
The Old Town is a place of picturesque squares, cute cobbled streets, pretty bridges and incredible architecture.
One of the largest squares in Ljubljana, the Congress Square is a popular venue for large outdoor events & has been the location of many important gatherings.
Main square of Ljubljana and one of the capital’s symbols.
Slovenia’s capital is one of the smallest in Europe, but undeniably the most beautiful. This vibrant subalpine treasure has all the perks of a modern city and the laidback character of a small town.
This small lake is a popular stop for locals and perfect for a short walk in nature. Its amazing mountain backdrop offers unbelievable panoramic views.
A 20-minute hike to the tip of Logar Valley will take you to the spring of the gorgeous Savinja River and the highest single drop waterfall in Slovenia – Rinka.
Logar valley is the most picturesque Alpine valley in Slovenia.
Undoubtedly one of the most scenic roads in Slovenia. This route is steeped with legends and unbelievable natural heritage.
The Savinja River is born in the form of Rinka Waterfall in the Logar Valley, arguably the most scenic valley in Slovenia.
Old traditional cellars with big oak barrels can be found throughout the country, with the need to build modern ones for growing demand.
Slovenia is home to 3 main winegrowing regions, divided into 9 smaller areas. Winegrowing locations are among the best 4% in the world.
Slovenian wines are known for their high quality and are praised in high-culinary circles, including many award-winning wines (Decanter).
Slovenia has a very long and extremely rich winemaking tradition that dates back to pre-Roman times.
Protected by ridges of Nanos on one side and bordered by wine-growing hills on the other, this famous for bora-swept region gives birth to top quality wines.
Perfect for experiencing the heights and views without the risk, ziplining is a wonderful activity, especially for the young and adventurous.
Undeniably the best way to experience the Soča River is by traverse down its rapids while enjoying in beautiful emerald river sights.
Mangart, the fourth highest mountain in Slovenia, lords over the western edge of the country and is located right on the border with Italy.
Julian Alps have water everywhere. Rivers and streams created amazing natural sculptures in the form of valleys, canyons and gorges.
Crystal-clear rivers, virgin forests, high mountain ridges, glacial lakes and valleys, peaceful plateaus and much more can be enjoyed in Triglav National Park.
The Soča River carved through the limestone to make this spectacular gorge. Very refreshing for hiking and even swimming.
Emerald Queen of Slovenian Rivers, the Soča River is an Alpine jewel that carves its way from the heart of the Julian Alps down to the Karst.
Located in a very peaceful place in the forest, the Russian Chapel is a memorial to the Russian POWs who died during the construction of the road to Vršič.
With over 50 hairpin turns and situated at 1600 m above sea level, the Vršič Pass was built by Russian POWs during WWI.
A giant glacial lake straight out of a fairy-tale, Lake Bohinj is a very pristine and popular sports destination.
Mount Vogel offers some of the nicest views of the Julian Alps, including Mt. Triglav, and Bohinj Lake.
Mostnica gorge has impressive drops, as visitors don’t actually enter the gorge itself, but look down into its depths.
If you’re visiting Lake Bohinj and enjoy peaceful hiking, the Savica waterfall is a mandatory landmark to visit.
Piran is a superb destination for a day trip and is one of Slovenia’s most popular panoramic photo op spots.
Slovenian Istria is a region in southwest Slovenia and is part of the Istrian peninsula and the wider geographical-historical region known as the Slovene Littoral.
Salt production in Slovenia is part of a 700-year-old tradition.
Slovenia’s extensive subterranean system of caves is impressive beyond words.
Lake Jasna is an idyllic glacial lake located in the stunning embrace of the Julian Alps.
Zelenci, the source of stunning Sava Dolinka River, is an incredibly picturesque area that offers some of the best panoramic views of the mountains.
Planica is Slovenia’s iconic home of ski jumping. It used to have the largest ski jump in the world and held numerous world records.
Located in the gorgeous Vrata Valley, the 52 m high Peričnik waterfall is one of the tallest in Slovenia.
These scenic remote areas of Slovenia’s Alps are home to old traditions which are still kept very much alive.
Kremšnita or cream cake is a traditional dessert made of puff pastry, cream and vanilla custard that every visitor to Bled simply must try.
It isn't only one of the main attractions to see in Bled, but probably the whole of Slovenia. Bled Island is home to ancient legends and is shrouded in mystery.
Designed according to the concept of the Venetian gondola, the pletna boat has been around for centuries at Lake Bled.
Located on the doorstep of Triglav National Park, the resort town of Bled enjoyed the reputation of an extremely popular tourist destination for centuries.
Built on an enormous cliff overlooking a stunning glacial lake of the same name 1000 years ago.
Part of the massive limestone plateau that stretches from eastern Italy to Albania, the Slovenian Karst is a magnificent region of Slovenia, famous for a long list of natural and cultural heritage wonders.
Carved amidst splendid vertical walls by the Radovna River, Vintgar Gorge is a wonderful day trip destination.
No, it’s not a fairy-tale. But it might as well be. If you’ve never seen an ancient castle perched within a giant cliff, now’s your chance.
Postojna Cave is home to a wide array of interesting species living in its underground maze of passages.
Postojna Cave is a one-of-a-kind natural wonder located in the Karst region of Slovenia.