Discover Slovenia

Slovenia is a beautiful and unspoiled treat.  Wandering from Ljubljana to the lake region, Slovenian Alps and along the coast brings you through a string of small villages, spectacular nature and friendly people.

The drive from Lubljana, through the lake country and on to the coast is a great way to begin your journey into Istria.

DISCOVER SLOVENIA

Lubljana
Walk the medieval Old Town of Ljubljana, not to miss:

  • Triple Bridge
  • St. Nicholas Cathedral
  • Lubljana Castle
  • Open Market
  • Plenik House
  • Walking tour the Dragons of Lubljana
  • National Museum
  • Boat cruise
  • Town Hall
  • Zale Cemetery

Ideas for around Slovenia 

  • Karst region of Kras
  • Slovenian coast
  • Škocjan Caves
  • Predjama Castle
  • Piran on the coast
  • Portorož
  • Sečovlje Salina

Slovenian Wines
With a wine tradition stretching back to the 16th century,Slovenia is well known for its wines (both whites and reds), claiming 5 distinction regions.

Slovenia claims 28,000 wineries – many are very small family wineries producing about 70% white wines and 30% red wines.  The most prevalent white indigenous varietals are laški rizling and Malvazija.  The most prevalent red indigenous varietals are refošk and teran.

More recently,  international wines are being produced including chardonnay, sauvignon, sivi and beli pinot as well as cabernet sauvignon and merlot.