Slovenia Vacation Information

From wherever you arrive, Slovenia is only an arm's length away. It is only 230 kilometers to the Slovene border from Vienna, 240 kilometers from Budapest, and 460 kilometers from Milan. Even from Prague, you can reach Slovenia by car in eight hours. One of the youngest European countries, it is well linked to the world by road, by rail, by air and by sea. We have many more Slovenia Vacation Information, Travel Review and Tourist Attractions Articles Now Available.

Where is it? Slovenia lies between mountainous Austria and Italy, the plains in Hungary, and the warm Adriatic Sea. It's diverse landscape always astonishes first-time visitors. Waiting for you are the snow-covered mountains of the Alps and Triglav national park with countless glacial valleys, gorges, waterfalls and crystal clear wild waters. Waiting for you is the Mediterranean coast, the unspoiled Karst world with plateaus, fields, valleys, and disappearing lakes and rivers. There are more than eight thousand subterranean caves, ranging from the world-renowned Postojna and Skocjan caves with their picturesque stalactites, stalagmites, and translucent curtains to less accessible caves you can explore in the company of experienced local guides. Waiting for you are renowned health resorts and health spas developed around numerous thermal and mineral springs, ancient villages and medieval towns, castles of the past and modern casinos...

Less than a two-hour drive separates visitors from adoring rouged mountain peaks to enjoying the sunny Adriatic. From Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, you can be in the heart of Slovene Alps in one hour, and reach the lovely Pannonian plain takes no more then a two hour drive. The primeval forests in the south are only one hour away. In few other countries will you find such diverse landscapes and natural habitats with numerous endemic and indigenous animal and plant species.

In Slovenia you can ski in the morning and sunbathe on the coast in the afternoon. You can have breakfast with the ship-herds in the Alpine meadow and after dinner visit a wine cellar at the edge of the Pannonian plain. You can travel through time in museums, castles, churches, and galleries all day and amuse yourself at one of Europe's best casinos in the evening. Today you can be impressed by the attractions of a farm holiday and tomorrow you can enjoy top cultural events.

Families, businessman and those who enjoy active holidays will have plenty of things to do in Slovenia. Walkers can enjoy the silence of the mountains, sport climbers, skiers, bikers, canoeists, boatmen, fishermen, hunters, golfers, horseback riders and others can enjoy their favorite sports in the variety of landscapes. We have many more Slovenia Vacation Information, Travel Review and Tourist Attractions Articles Now Available.