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Slovenia Highlights

A list to get more information on all the best attractions and highlights in Slovenia to see and visit on our day trips.
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triglav lakes hiking
Located in the Triglav National Park, the valley is famous for its beautiful lakes at high elevation, diverse alpine flora and fauna and absolutely stunning mountain views.
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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.
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Lipica horses
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.
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Rinka waterfalls
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.
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Jezersko and mountain
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.
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Main square of Ljubljana and one of the capital’s symbols.
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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.
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The Old Town is a place of picturesque squares, cute cobbled streets, pretty bridges and incredible architecture.
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Beautiful Ljubljana Castle
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The silent guardian from above, the Ljubljana castle dates back to the 11th century when it was constructed as a medieval fortress.
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Colourful Ljubljana and Ljubljanica River
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Lined with amazing architecture and lively bars, cafes and restaurants, the banks of the Ljubljanica are the place to be.
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Couple on Pokljuka cycling route
Pokljuka forest
Pokljuka is a fantastically pretty green plateau, belonging to the largest forested area in Triglav National.
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Lipica stud farm
Lipica stud farm is home of the world-famous white Lipizzaner horses. The farm has been in operation since 1580.
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Beautiful Ljubljana Castle
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Open from Monday to Saturday, this colourful open market has been selling fresh local produce since the days of old.
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Wine cellar
Old traditional cellars with big oak barrels can be found throughout the country, with the need to build modern ones for growing demand.
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Group having fun while rafting at Soca
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Undeniably the best way to experience the Soča River is by traverse down its rapids while enjoying in beautiful emerald river sights.
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Zipline
Perfect for experiencing the heights and views without the risk, ziplining is a wonderful activity, especially for the young and adventurous.
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Vipava valley
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.
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Slovenian winemakers
Slovenia has a very long and extremely rich winemaking tradition that dates back to pre-Roman times.
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Slovenian wine tasting
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Slovenian wines are known for their high quality and are praised in high-culinary circles, including many award-winning wines (Decanter).
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Slovenian vineyard
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Slovenia is home to 3 main winegrowing regions, divided into 9 smaller areas. Winegrowing locations are among the best 4% in the world.
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Savinja gorge
The Savinja River is born in the form of Rinka Waterfall in the Logar Valley, arguably the most scenic valley in Slovenia.
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Undoubtedly one of the most scenic roads in Slovenia. This route is steeped with legends and unbelievable natural heritage.
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Logar valley is the most picturesque Alpine valley in Slovenia.
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Emerald Soca River
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The Soča River carved through the limestone to make this spectacular gorge. Very refreshing for hiking and even swimming.
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Mangart road
Mangart, the fourth highest mountain in Slovenia, lords over the western edge of the country and is located right on the border with Italy.
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Rinka waterfalls
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Waterfall
Julian Alps have water everywhere. Rivers and streams created amazing natural sculptures in the form of valleys, canyons and gorges.
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Crystal-clear rivers, virgin forests, high mountain ridges, glacial lakes and valleys, peaceful plateaus and much more can be enjoyed in Triglav National Park.
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Soca River and nature
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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.
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Russian chapel Vrsic pass
Russian Chapel Vrsic
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.
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Vrsic pass
With over 50 hairpin turns and situated at 1600 m above sea level, the Vršič Pass was built by Russian POWs during WWI.
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bohinj
A giant glacial lake straight out of a fairy-tale, Lake Bohinj is a very pristine and popular sports destination.
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Vogel Bohinj
Mount Vogel offers some of the nicest views of the Julian Alps, including Mt. Triglav, and Bohinj Lake.
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Mostnica gorge
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Mostnica gorge has impressive drops, as visitors don’t actually enter the gorge itself, but look down into its depths.
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zelenci biking
Zelenci, the source of stunning Sava Dolinka River, is an incredibly picturesque area that offers some of the best panoramic views of the mountains.
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Triglavska Bistrica in Vrata Valley
These scenic remote areas of Slovenia’s Alps are home to old traditions which are still kept very much alive.
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Pericnik Watrefall
Located in the gorgeous Vrata Valley, the 52 m high Peričnik waterfall is one of the tallest in Slovenia.
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Planica
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.
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Lake Jasna in Kranjska gora
Lake Jasna is an idyllic glacial lake located in the stunning embrace of the Julian Alps.
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kocjan caves
Skocjan caves
Slovenia’s extensive subterranean system of caves is impressive beyond words.
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Salt pans in Secovlje
Salt pans Secovlje
Salt production in Slovenia is part of a 700-year-old tradition.
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coast biking
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.
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Piran main square
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Piran is a superb destination for a day trip and is one of Slovenia’s most popular panoramic photo op spots.
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Waterfall Savica
If you’re visiting Lake Bohinj and enjoy peaceful hiking, the Savica waterfall is a mandatory landmark to visit.
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Postojna Cave is a one-of-a-kind natural wonder located in the Karst region of Slovenia.
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Cream cake Kremsnita
Kremšnita or cream cake is a traditional dessert made of puff pastry, cream and vanilla custard that every visitor to Bled simply must try.
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Lake Bled view from the hill
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.
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Pletna boats at Lake Bled
Bled Pletna boats
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Designed according to the concept of the Venetian gondola, the pletna boat has been around for centuries at Lake Bled.
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Located on the doorstep of Triglav National Park, the resort town of Bled enjoyed the reputation of an extremely popular tourist destination for centuries.
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Built on an enormous cliff overlooking a stunning glacial lake of the same name 1000 years ago.
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Karst stone house
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.
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Path at Bled vintgar fe
Carved amidst splendid vertical walls by the Radovna River, Vintgar Gorge is a wonderful day trip destination.
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predjama castle
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.
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Couple inside Postojna cave
A visitor in the Postojna cave
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Postojna Cave is home to a wide array of interesting species living in its underground maze of passages.
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About Slovenia Highlights

Slovenia is a treasure trove of natural beauty and cultural richness, offering an array of experiences that are sure to captivate your senses. From the awe-inspiring peaks of the Julian Alps to the tranquil waters of Lake Bled, Slovenia highlights the best of both worlds.

Ljubljana offers a blend of modernity and old-world charm, with its historical old town and lively Ljubljanica River. Venture beyond the city, and you’ll find yourself in the heart of Triglav National Park, a haven of natural beauty featuring stunning mountain views and diverse alpine flora and fauna.

Whether you’re a wine enthusiast or an adventure seeker, there are plenty of places to visit in Slovenia that will resonate with you. The country’s vineyards are among the world’s best, offering award-winning wines that reflect a rich winemaking tradition. For the adventurous, the Soča River provides exhilarating white-water rafting experiences set against the backdrop of the stunning Julian Alps.

From the Mediterranean charm of Slovenian Istria to the subterranean wonders of the Postojna Cave, Slovenia is a country that promises diverse experiences in a compact package. So, whether you’re planning a short getaway or an extended vacation, you’ll find an abundance of places to visit in Slovenia that will make your trip unforgettable.

Come explore the Slovenia highlights that await you, and let this beautiful country steal your heart.

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